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Prince William’s Former Nanny Signs Up for Royal Duty Again

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Prince William and his nanny, Jessie Webb. (Getty)

Like father, like son. Prince William and Kate Middleton have enlisted the help of William's former nanny, Jessie Webb, 71, to care for their son, Prince George.

On Monday, The Duchess of Cambridge was spotted with Webb and baby George at a McDonald's in Wales.

Webb, who cared for both Prince Harry and Prince William in the early part of their childhood, is said to be a trusted member of the royal circle and came out of retirement to assist her former charge with his son. She was reportedly very close to both boys as their parents' marriage dissolved and she continued to be a presence in their lives, attending both William's 21st birthday and his 2011 wedding to Kate. Her royal credentials also include caring for Viscount Linley's two children, Patrick (born in 1999) and Margarita (born in 2002).

Bringing on Webb seems like a natural fit for Kate and Will, and they'll definitely need all the help they can get as they gear up for a series of big life changes.

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Prince William on RAF duty. (Getty)

The Duke of Cambridge completed his last day of service as a Royal Air Force search and rescue pilot on Tuesday and confirmed that he will leave military duty after seven years of service to focus on his royal duties and charitable efforts. In addition, the royal brood will move from their tiny Welsh cottage to their official residence at Kensington Palace.

As usual, the handsome heir to the throne is attacking his latest project with fervor. Kensington Palace announced that the 31-year-old will lead a new collaboration among seven of the world's leading conservation groups called United for Wildlife, which will dedicate its efforts to protecting endangered species and habitats.

Both Prince William and Prince Harry have been longtime patrons of the conservation movement, a passion which they inherited from their mother Princess Diana. The duo currently work with the Tusk Foundation and William revealed in a new CNN documentary that he regularly daydreams about the African safari.

"I regularly daydream," he shares in the flick. "Africa is definitely one of the places I go to ... I have hundreds of animals on my iPhone. So if I am ever having quite a stressful day ... you can put a buffalo on in the background or a cricket."

Perhaps Prince George will find that the call of the wild also has a soothing affect. After all, his entire nursery was decorated with an African theme, complete with toy elephants.

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