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11.05.12

Camilla Cuddles A Roo!!

Camilla met a marsupial today

Royal picture of the tour so far.

Camilla showed she's game for anything today when she cuddled an injured baby kangaroo in the Aussie outback, declaring "Well, there's a first time for everything."

LONGREACH, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 05:  Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall holds a joey Kangaroo called Ruby Blue as she visits the Cattle Rancher's Hall of Fame on November 5, 2012 in Longreach, Australia. The Royal couple are in Australia on the second leg of a Diamond Jubilee Tour taking in Papua New Guinea, Australia and New Zealand.  (Photo by Chris Jackson - Pool/Getty Images)
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The baby kangaroo, called Rooby Bloo, was injured when it was hit by a car. Its human nurses, Carley and Nicholas Walker, actually brought the maimed marsupial along to greet Charles and Camilla as they arrived in the town of Longreach, Queensland, on their Diamond Jubilee tour.