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Prince George receives giant toy wombat upon his arrival in Australia

Prince George receives cuddly toy wombat on his first trip to Australia.
By Annie Martin Follow @littlemannie   |   April 16, 2014 at 12:48 PM

SYDNEY, April 16 (UPI) -- Prince George was presented with a giant, cuddly toy wombat upon his arrival in Australia.

Governor-general Sir Peter Cosgrove bestowed the gift upon the infant, who smiled as he petted the toy from mother Kate Middleton's arms. Father Prince William, whose nickname was "Wombat" when he was baby George's age, seemed pleased with the present as well.


The royal family arrived in Sydney on Wednesday after spending ten days at various locales across New Zealand. The trio began their three-week, 45-engagement tour on April 6 in Wellington.

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