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Images show Prince Harry working to help elephants in Malawi

  • Undated photo released Friday Oct. 28, 2016, by Kensington Palace showing Britain's Prince Harry while he worked in Malawi during the summer 2016, with African Parks as part of an initiative involving moving some 500 elephants over 350 kilometers (220 miles) across Malawi to replenish elephant stocks in Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve. Prince Harry says of the picture: "Marking one of the young males so that he is easily identifiable when the family group is released back into the bush and we can keep them together. The spray paint disappears after a few days." (Frank Weitzer/African Parks via AP)

    Undated photo released Friday Oct. 28, 2016, by Kensington Palace showing Britain's Prince Harry while he worked in Malawi during the summer 2016, with African Parks as part of an initiative involving moving some 500 elephants over 350 kilometers (220 miles) across Malawi to replenish elephant stocks in Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve. Prince Harry says of the picture: "Marking one of the young males so that he is easily identifiable when the family group is released back into the bush and we can keep them together. The spray paint disappears after a few days." (Frank Weitzer/African Parks via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • Undated photo released Friday Oct. 28, 2016, by Kensington Palace showing Britain's Prince Harry, right, while he worked in Malawi during the summer 2016, with African Parks as part of an initiative involving moving some 500 elephants over 350 kilometers (220 miles) across Malawi to replenish elephant stocks in Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve. Prince Harry says of the picture: "A few of us trying to 'tip an elephant'. This young male was fighting the sedative drug and was heading towards the trees, which would have made it very difficult for us to get him on the truck. All directions were taken from Kester Vickery from Conservation Solutions and Andre Uys, the vet." (Frank Weitzer/African Parks via AP)

    Undated photo released Friday Oct. 28, 2016, by Kensington Palace showing Britain's Prince Harry, right, while he worked in Malawi during the summer 2016, with African Parks as part of an initiative involving moving some 500 elephants over 350 kilometers (220 miles) across Malawi to replenish elephant stocks in Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve. Prince Harry says of the picture: "A few of us trying to 'tip an elephant'. This young male was fighting the sedative drug and was heading towards the trees, which would have made it very difficult for us to get him on the truck. All directions were taken from Kester Vickery from Conservation Solutions and Andre Uys, the vet." (Frank Weitzer/African Parks via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • Undated photo released Friday Oct. 28, 2016, by Kensington Palace showing Britain's Prince Harry, 4th left, while he worked in Malawi during the summer 2016, with African Parks as part of an initiative involving moving some 500 elephants over 350 kilometers (220 miles) across Malawi to replenish elephant stocks in Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve. Prince Harry says of the picture: "This big bull (male) elephant refused to lie down after it had been darted with tranquilliser. After about seven minutes the drug began to take effect and the elephant became semi-conscious, but it continued to shuffle for awhile! They have a tendency to hone in on forests, rivers and people when in this state. Here we are trying to slow him down!" (Frank Weitzer/African Parks via AP)

    Undated photo released Friday Oct. 28, 2016, by Kensington Palace showing Britain's Prince Harry, 4th left, while he worked in Malawi during the summer 2016, with African Parks as part of an initiative involving moving some 500 elephants over 350 kilometers (220 miles) across Malawi to replenish elephant stocks in Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve. Prince Harry says of the picture: "This big bull (male) elephant refused to lie down after it had been darted with tranquilliser. After about seven minutes the drug began to take effect and the elephant became semi-conscious, but it continued to shuffle for awhile! They have a tendency to hone in on forests, rivers and people when in this state. Here we are trying to slow him down!" (Frank Weitzer/African Parks via AP)  (The Associated Press)

Newly released photos and video show Prince Harry helping to herd elephants in Africa during the summer.

The images released Friday show Harry working with conservationists in Malawi to help relocate roughly 500 elephants.

In the video, the prince says of the herding effort that it is the "most efficient and least invasive way of doing it."

He said that after three weeks of hands-on experience he is certain there is "zero stress" on the animals.

The images were released by the African Parks conservation group that manages protected areas and national parks on behalf of governments.

The photos show Harry and others helping to put the anesthetized animals onto trucks or into trailers so they can be driven away to a different wildlife reserve.