Prince George shoots his first butterfly
PRINCE George has been introduced to the world of country sports by shooting a butterfly.
To celebrate his first birthday the Prince was given a tiny antique shotgun, originally owned by Edward VII, and a selection of brightly coloured cartridges from Mayfair gunsmith Goebbels and Hock.
With the help of his father he then took aim at a live butterfly that had been stapled to a fence post.
A Kensington palace spokesman said: “He missed twice – it was adorable – but on the third attempt the butterfly disintegrated, much to everyone’s delight.
“His Royal Highness then pointed the gun at his father and demanded a pair of skis.”