In the clip, which was posted by the royals on social media a week after the naturalist visited the Cambridges and gifted Prince George a shark tooth, the oldest sibling starts by saying to camera: "Hello, David Attenborough! Which animal do you think will become extinct next?"
Sir David, 94, replied: "Well let's hope there won't be any, because there are lots of things we can do when animals are in danger of extinction. We can protect them."
Princess Charlotte was up next, and revealed that's she's brave as she asked: "Hello David Attenborough! I like spiders, do you like spiders too?"
Sir David Attenborough, we've got some questions for you...🌍🕷️🐒 pic.twitter.com/MTQ68WnOrt— The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (@KensingtonRoyal) October 3, 2020
Two-year-old Prince Louis then spoke (for the first time publicly) sweetly asking: "What animal do you like?"
Sir David then responded: "I think I like monkeys best," before revealing he would probably choose to have a puppy over a kitten.
The young royals have shown a keen interest in the natural world - particularly Princess Charlotte and Prince George, who both appeared overwhelmed when Sir David met the Cambridge family at Kensington Palace for a special screening of his new documentary, A Life On Our Planet, last week.
Prince George was gifted fossilised tooth from an extinct type of shark; a Carcharocles megalodon, which was one of the most feared predators to have swum in the seas.
The incredible memento was found by Sir David during a family holiday to Malta in the late 1960s, and is thought to be around 23 million years old. However, his joy might have been slightly short-lived, as it was initially reported that Malta's culture minister suggested they might want it back.
Not to worry though, as the matter was quickly dropped.
A spokesman for Malta's ministry for national heritage, arts and local government, said: "The minister would like to note that with reference to this case, it is not the intention to pursue this matter any further.
"Minister Herrera has absolutely no doubt that young Prince George will grow to become a fond admirer of Malta's rich natural history."
So, Attenborough and the Cambridges for the next TV doc?
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