The Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry has made a stop in Botswana in continuation of his, Meghan and their baby Archie‘s Royal Tour.
Meghan and Archie are still in South Africa, where they began their tour.
The highlights of Prince Harry’s trip to Botswana was shared in detail on their official social media page. It read:
From South Africa ??✈️ to Botswana??!
What a welcome! The Duke of Sussex has kicked off the next leg of #RoyalTourAfrica by planting trees in Chobe National Park with 200 school children from local primary schools. The Duke planted a baobab, which are severely under threat across Africa, which will live for 1000 years!
Each child grew their sapling from seed in a mission to restore the Chobe Forest Reserve. They were all grown in recycled milk tins from the elephant orphanage, using fertilised soil from the orphans’ dung!
The park is home to a huge elephant population – more than 17,000 – along with some of the world’s most diverse and vibrant eco-systems. The people, wildlife and whole area rely on the Chobe River to survive, but many species and indigenous trees are sadly now extinct. There is critical need to secure the forest so wildlife have access to the river.
The Duke was welcomed by his close friend Dr Mike Chase, Founder of Elephant Without Borders, who has dedicated his life to supporting Botswana’s people and Elephants. ‘If you look after nature, it will look after you’ – The Duke of Sussex
The Duke will shortly continue the tour with stops in Angola ?? and Malawi ?? focussing on community, HIV/AIDS and environment.
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