See Prince Harry Examine a Lion in Extraordinary Photo

Prince Harry, meet the King of the Jungle.

He has already gotten up close with rhinos and hippos during his “dream job” in Africa, and in his latest conservation work, the 30-year-old royal assisted wildlife veterinarians in the checkup of a massive male lion.

'Remarkable' Prince Harry! The Royal Is Hailed a 'Beacon of Hope' for Wounded Veterans

Prince Harry is continuing to cement his role as a champion of veterans around the world.

The prince, who turns 31 on Sept. 15, is “a beacon of hope” for wounded warriors, says Kirstie Ennis, one of two U.S. Marines set to participate in the inaugural Walk of Britain, which kicks off Saturday in Scotland.

Ennis, 24, and Andrew Bement, 32, are the only Americans in the group of six making the 1,000-mile walk over the next 10 weeks.

New Book Reveals How Prince Harry Developed a 'Lifelong Passion for Africa' as a Young Boy

Africa has long been a place of deep meaning for the royal family: In 1952, a then-25-year-old Princess Elizabeth was on safari in Kenya when she learned that her father, King George VI, had died – thus beginning her record-breaking reign. In 2010, Prince William proposed to his then-girlfriend, Kate Middleton, in Kenya.

Prince Harry Hangs with Baby Rhinos on African Conservation Trip – and He Has a Beard!

Prince Harry has come out of hiding – and he’s sporting some new scruff!

The royal, 30, has been keeping out of the spotlight since late June, when he left for Africa for a three-month-long “dream job” working with conservation efforts in Namibia after completing his 10-year-long career in the British military.