Steve Irwin Quotes

My job, my mission, what I have been put on this planet for is to save wildlife.

In 2006 at the age of 44 he was killed while televising and underwater scene with stingrays who are not very dangerous usually. Most people recover from a stingray barb even though it has a mild toxin. However in a very rare occurrence, he was stung right in the heart.

Steve Irwin, 1962-2006, Biologist and TV Environmentalist, Frequent Statement

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Steve Irwin
Steve Irwin
  • Born: February 22, 1962
  • Died: September 4, 2006
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Profession: Naturalist, Zoologist, Conservationist, Television Personality, Herpetologist

Stephen Robert Irwin, nicknamed "The Crocodile Hunter" was an Australian zookeeper, conservationist, and television personality. Irwin achieved worldwide fame from the television series The Crocodile Hunter (1996–2007), an internationally broadcast wildlife documentary series which he co-hosted with his wife Terri; the couple also hosted the series, Croc Files (1999–2001), The Crocodile Hunter Diaries (2002–2006), and New Breed Vets (2005). They also owned and operated Australia Zoo, founded by Irwin's parents in Beerwah, about 80 kilometres (50 mi) north of the Queensland state capital city of Brisbane.