The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a weeklong royal trip to India, but Prince William and Kate Middleton did not bring their two children. When asked why Prince George and Princess Charlotte were not brought along, Middleton responded with a simple answer: They’re too little!
"Because George is too naughty," Middleton said. "He would be running all over the place. The next time we come we will definitely bring them." It was elders, via a translator, who proposed the question when the royals visited the Pan Bari village in Kaziranga National Park in the state of Assam Wednesday. Middleton, 34, added the village children made her miss her kids. George is 2 years old and Charlotte is 11 months old.
Next on their list, the royals are set to tour the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, which is located between India and China. They are also slated to meet the king and queen of Bhutan. The couple have been called the “Prince William and Kate Middleton” of Bhutan.
During their trip, the royals felt tremors from the earthquake that hit Myanmar on Wednesday. "The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their party felt tremors from the Myanmar earthquake in Kaziranga National Park," Richard Palmer, a royal correspondent for the Daily Express in London, tweeted. "Everyone is safe." Palmer, who was there at the time of the quake, continued, "Well that's a new royal tour experience for me: an earthquake as we were checking into our hotel."
A spokeswoman for Kensington Palace added to E! Online: "As far as I know, tremors were felt across the region and everyone is OK."
During their trip so far, the royals removed their shoes when they paid homage to Gandhi in New Delhi, visited charity centers, met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and attended the Bihu festival.
Pictures of Middleton feeding a baby rhino and elephant calf at a sanctuary went viral. The duchess was armed with large bottles of milk to nourish the young animals. She smiled and petted the elephant and rhino.
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