42 Wild Facts About Steve Irwin.
Steve Irwin was a man full of wonder, excitement and adventure. He was an animal expert and a zoo-keeper in Australia. He was better known as The Crocodile Hunter and lived a full life before his death at the age of 44 in 2006. He died doing what he loved best; exploring and documenting. At the time of his death, he was on a project to film the Great Barrier Reef in far north Queensland. While he was out looking for something to document, he was stung in the heart by a massive 8 feet wide Stingray. The footage was never released on air. We honour him today by presenting these 10 amazing facts about Steve Irwin.
42. Early Bird
The biggest inspiration to Steve was probably his father. At the age of six, he has gifted a scrub python and by the age of nine, he was already handling crocodiles under the supervision of his father.
Steve Irwin introduces his son to a reptilian friend.
41. Wild About Animals
In 1991 he started running the Australian zoo and also made his debut on TV with a special feature about reptiles and wildlife. Who knew that in 10 years time he would be world famous.