11 Years Ago, Steve Irwin Was Tragically Killed, But His Children Are Carrying On His Legacy

Steven Irwin was, and still is, one of the most famous zoologist’s on the planet. His passion for animals saw him become an icon across the globe. So, when he tragically died in 2006, there was a huge void in the world of wildlife. However, 11 years after his death, his children are carrying on his legacy…

On September 4, 2006, a 44-year-old Irwin was on location at Batt Reef, Australia ready to film for his documentary series, Oceans Deadliest. Poor weather that day gave Irwin a break in filming, so he decided to snorkel in the shallow waters whilst being filmed in an effort to provide footage for his daughter’s television programme, Bindi the Jungle Girl. But, he would never return from that swim…

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