Stephen Robert "Steve" Irwin, nicknamed "The Crocodile Hunter", was an Australian television personality and wildlife expert. Irwin achieved worldwide fame from the television series The Crocodile Hunter, an internationally broadcast wildlife documentary series which he co-hosted with his wife Terri. Together, the couple also owned and operated Australia Zoo, founded by Irwin's parents in Beerwah, about 80 kilometres north of the Queensland state capital city of Brisbane.
Irwin died on 4 September 2006 after being pierced in the chest by a stingray barb while filming an underwater documentary film entitled Ocean's Deadliest. Let this inspirational man rest in peace. He died doing what he loved.
1962 — 2006
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