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Last Updated: Tuesday, 23 September, 2003, 10:54 GMT 11:54 UK
Prince Harry meets Australian wildlife
The prince paid a visit to Taronga Zoo in Sydney
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Prince Harry has a close encounter with an echidna in Sydney on the first day of his three-month trip to Australia
Prince Harry pampers a koala at the zoo
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Smile for the camera!
The 19-year-old will work as a jackeroo, rounding up cattle and sheep during his gap year
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Harry looked nervous as he arrived for the 16-minute photocall
This was a brief public appearance for the prince who will work on remote cattle and sheep stations
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The prince stroked koalas Yindi and Lowana
The prince intends to join the military after completing his travels
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Sydney's Taronga Zoo overlooks the city's famous skyline of the harbour bridge
The prince is happy to be Down Under
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Harry wore an Aussie cowboy's hat - an Akubra






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