Daily Archives: September 4, 2006

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Tremendous loss: Steve Irwin, Crocodile Hunter

Tremendous loss: Steve Irwin, Crocodile Hunter

Steve Irwin, beloved Animal Planet celebrity host, was killed during a filming expedition on the Great Barrier Reef.  It was a rare accident in which Steve swam over a stingray and was stung by its barb in his chest that took his life.  A doctor on board Croc One, Steve’s research vessel, was unable to

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A Sad Farewell: The Croc Hunter

It’s a sad day for the Animal Planet as we lost one of our own heroes on Monday – Steve Irwin, the Crocodile Hunter. He was killed by a stingray while filming a segment for a series called "The Ocean’s Deadliest". Because of Steve’s unbridled passion for Australia’s famous critter, my son watched his show

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OH CRIKEY! Steve Irwin Died!

One of my very 1st Discovery memories involves Steve Irwin, affectionately called my many "The Crocodile Hunter" so you can’t imagine the shock when I got the text message this morning that he had been killed by a stingray.  I immediately woke up and turned on the news to learn that he passed away by

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