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04 October 2020 20:37

David Attenborough began his television broadcasting career with BBC show Zoo Quest in 1954.

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Sign up fornow and never miss the top Royal stories again. The Royal Family recently quizzed Sir David Attenborough, 94, about his decades-long career leasing with the animal kingdom. The Cambridge tots had the chance to interview the legendary broadcaster, as heir to the throne Prince George and his siblings asked insightful questions about nature.

Royal icon: How David Attenborough has been inspiring the royals for DECADES

Sir David's story with the royals started more than 60 years ago, in the same career but with a different youthful heir. David Attenborough began his television broadcasting career with BBC show Zoo Quest in 1954. He presented the nature documentary from London Zoo until the early 1960s. Towards the end of his time with the show, he attracted the attention of the Royal Family - particularly the young royals Prince Charles and Princess Anne. He first met the Royal Family through them in 1958, when the nine and eight-year-olds toured the BBC Television Studios at Lime Grove. READ MORE: Prince George's surprise rivalry with Malta over Attenborough gift