Ten fun facts about Steve Irwin
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Steve Irwin, who was also known as "The Crocodile Hunter", was a wildlife expert ironically killed by a stingray.
He has a flagship named after him. It is called the MY Steven Irwin.
In 2003 during the film of a documentary about sea lions, Irwin ceased production to assist in a search for missing scuba divers. They saved one of the divers.
He purchased large pieces of land in Austraila, Vanuatu, Fiji and the United States to preserve endagered species and wildlife.Fact 5
The CEO of RSPCA called Irwin the "modern-day Noah".Fact 6
In 2004 Irwin held his infant son while feeding a crocodile. This sparked the Queensland government to create a law banning childre from being near crocodiles.Fact 7
At the time of his death, he was struck several hundred times in the chest by the tail of a stingray. He died at the scene.Fact 8
After his death, a number of stingrays were found dead with their tails cut off. It was assumed to be revenge of fans. The fishing information service said it was due to anglers.Fact 9
In 2007, the Glass House Mountains Road was renamed the Steve Irwin Way.Fact 10
Irwin's funeral ceremony and burial was in an Austrailia Zoo not accessible to the public. Go to more people facts ❯
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