Ten fun facts about Steve Irwin

Fact 1
Steve Irwin, who was also known as "The Crocodile Hunter", was a wildlife expert ironically killed by a stingray.

Fact 2
He has a flagship named after him. It is called the MY Steven Irwin.

Fact 3
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.

Fact 4
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.

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Short about Steve Irwin
A wildlife expert who starred in "The Crocodile Hunter".