The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, who live in a £12.1million mansion with their children Archie, three, and Lilibet, one, are just five miles from where the wild animal was killed on March 23. July was captured by a surveillance camera.
Since the couple have chickens and two rescue dogs, they are called upon to secure their Montecito home and any animals that may be at risk from an attack.
While mountain lions are not considered a major threat to humans, there have been several attacks this summer.
Among them was a young girl who had been injured playing hide-and-seek in Washington.
Locals believe the predator was in search of food and drink due to the drought they are experiencing.
Sharon Byrne is executive director of the Montecito Association, which also includes Harry, 37, and Meghan, 41.
Speak with The sunSharon said, “This part of Montecito is a very rural, very mountainous area, the kind of habitat for mountain lions.
“There’s a drought here in California, so he or she was probably looking for water and whatever food could be found, so it’s going where people live.
“Chickens can be a quick and easy source of food for hunting animals, so they need to be safe and secure…Mountain lions are loners and ultimately don’t want to be around humans, so we’re hoping it will continue on its own.”
Although no longer classified as a working royal, Prince Harry is the youngest son of Prince Charles and Princess Diana and younger brother of Prince William. He was born Henry Charles Albert David in 1984 at St Mary’s Hospital in London.
Prince Harry was trained as a military officer and served on two tours in Afghanistan between 2007 and 2013 before retiring from the army in 2015. A year earlier, the Duke of Sussex had launched the Invictus Games – an international multi-sport event for injured or ill soldiers.
Harry is a patron of several other organizations, including the HALO Trust, and he also created Heads Together – a mental health awareness campaign alongside his brother and sister-in-law, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
- Age: 37
- Born: September 15, 1984 London
- Lives: £12.1million mansion in Montecito, California
- Partner: Megan Markle
- Children: Archie Mountbatten-Windsor, three, Lilibet Mountbatten-Windsor, one.
- Assets: As of May 2022, Prince Harry is worth £47.8million. according to Landscape Insight.
Harry and Meghan are among the locals urged to protect their homes from a possible attack and as they have young children safety is of the utmost importance.
Harry spoke to him Today’s show about his everyday life and his parenthood.
He said: “[My daily routine] revolves around the children as much as possible. All this working from home isn’t all that matters, certainly post Covid.
“Because it’s really hard when you and your kids are in the same place. It’s really hard to separate the work from them because they kind of overlap. So I mean, Archie spends more time interrupting our Zoom calls than anyone. But he also gets us away from them, so that’s nice.”
According to Princess Diana’s biographer Andrew Morton, the relationship between brothers Prince William and Harry is “incredibly intimate… no one knows what has been on their minds and hearts for the past 20 years.”
The brothers have a three-year age difference and have always had a close bond, particularly through the sudden death of their mother in 1997.
However, sources claim that they have slowly drifted apart since Harry’s relationship with Suits actress Meghan Markle began. Tension reportedly increased when the couple moved to America and gave up royal duties.
Queen Elizabeth and Prince Harry have maintained a close relationship despite the recent turmoil of his departure from royal life – notably, Harry’s youngest child is named after his grandmother and they have been known to often video call each other.
people have reported A close friend of the Queen and Harry said: “If Harry asked, the Queen would say yes – she adores him.”
Despite being part of the royal family and in the media spotlight from birth, Prince Charles and Harry have a normal father-son relationship. They had a few bumps along the way but are ultimately close.
The father and son have cared for each other since Diana’s death, until Charles stepped in to walk Meghan down the aisle at her wedding because her father would not be there.
The row between Harry and Prince Charles began at Sandringham Summit when the Duke and Duchess of Sussex wanted to step back from royal duties. Harry said in an interview with Oprah that he felt “really let down by his father.”
He added: “Of course I will always love him, but a lot of pain has happened and I will continue to make it one of my priorities to try to heal it.”
As their youngest son, Harry and Diana had a special bond that lasted after their death at the age of 12.
After the fatal car accident, Harry struggled with his mental health and even turned to a rehabilitation center.
To keep their memory alive, both Harry and William have given their children Diana’s names and shared photos and stories with their little ones.
Harry and Meghan were set up on a blind date in Soho by a mutual friend in July 2016 and their relationship went from “0 to 60” in a few months.
However, the media did not report that the two were dating until October 2016, and in November the palace confirmed the relationship.
Harry proposed to Meghan a year after the palace announcement and they married in May 2018.
Their relationship has been the center of many media stories over the years, including an interview with Oprah Winfrey and the revelation of a letter from Meghan Markle’s father, to name a few.
The longest relationship Prince Harry has had before Meghan was with Chelsea Davy, daughter of Zimbabwean businessman Charles Davy.
The two met in Cape Town while Harry was on a gap year and continued an on-off relationship from 2004 to 2011.
Davy attended the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding as Harry’s plus-one in 2011 and revealed they will always remain good friends despite their split.