Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan share a never-before-seen photo from their trip to Botswana

The snap was taken during a trip in 2017, before they were even engaged!
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While Prince Harry, accompanied by his father and brother, Prince Charles and Prince William, attended the premiere of the Netflix documentary series Our Planet at the National History Museum, a never-before-seen photo of Harry and Duchess Meghan was also shared to their new record-breaking Instagram account, @sussexroyal.

The photo, accompanied by other images within a carousel post, shows Harry and Meghan working together to attach a satellite collar to a bull elephant during their trip to Botswana in 2017.

The other images included Harry, William, Charles and Sir David Attenborough at the documentary premier on Thursday night, along with images of the Prince meeting with rangers and the communities in Botswana during his 2017 trip.

Harry and Meghan shared a photo of themselves attaching a tracking device to a bull elephant during a trip to Botswana in 2017. (Image: instagram/@sussexroyal)

“Their Royal Highnesses travelled to Botswana to assist Dr. Mike Chase of Elephants Without Borders in equipping a bull elephant with a satellite collar,” the Instagram caption explains.

“The elephant pictured was sedated for just 10 minutes before he was up and back with his herd.

“Tracking his movements has allowed conservationists to better protect him and other elephants and ensure heightened protection for these beautiful creatures moving forward.”

After Harry and Meghan announced their engagement in November 2017, Harry reminisced about their time spent together in Africa.

“I managed to persuade her to come and join me in Botswana,” he said at the time.

“We camped out with each other under the stars. She came and joined me for five days out there, which was absolutely fantastic.

“So then we were really by ourselves, which was crucial to me to make sure that we had a chance to know each other.”

Harry, along with other members of the Royal family are huge advocates for the protection of the environment.

Earlier this year Prince William attended the World Economic Forum in Switzerland, where he sat with Sir David Attenborough to discuss the important of the natural world and the urgent work facing the next generation of environmental leaders.

Earlier this week Meghan and Harry launched their official Instagram account, which broke the Guinness World Record for the ‘Fastest time to gain one million followers’ on Instagram, no longer sharing the @KensingtonRoyal account with William and Kate, as the expectant parents build their own royal household and move their office out of Kensington Palace to Buckingham Palace.

On Thursday it was also reported that Prince Harry and Meghan have finally moved into their first family home at Windsor, Frogmore Cottage.

After undergoing extensive renovations, the move comes just in time for the couple to welcome the arrival of their first child, who is due this month.

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