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Prince Harry to be bush ranger during stint in Africa

By Tom Jones

Published 20/06/2015

Prince Harry
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Prince Harry will live the life of an African ranger during a stint working as a wildlife conservation volunteer over the summer.

Harry officially left the armed forces yesterday after 10 years and will fly out to southern Africa next week to begin a three-month placement helping experts with front line conservation projects in Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania and Botswana.

Kensington Palace said Harry will spend some of his time working at the "sharp end of wildlife protection" joining rangers protecting animals against poachers and helping vets who try to save them after attacks.

He will be "fully embedded" with the conservationists and wardens living with them and also sharing their shift patterns and time off.

The Prince's charity Sentebale is based in Lesotho in southern Africa.

He is still considering a new career alongside royal duties, but he has said that he wants to earn a "wage".

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