Daily Archives: September 4, 2006

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

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

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