Steven Robert Irwin

by Anthony from Lafayette Hill

our favorite animal hero of all time

I'm sure at least once in your life you have heard of Steve Irwin, better known as the crocodile hunter. He was a brave man who was as kind-hearted as he was caring. He showed us the importance of animals and their habitats. Some animals that you may recall from his tv show are snakes, alligators, and of course crocodiles.

Born on February 22, 1962 Steve Irwin's tv show the crocodile hunter showed us how animals live all around the world. He went dangerously close to fierce animals like pythons. He thought nothing of being tangled with snakes or being bitten by crocodiles. He once said, "I have no fear of dying." This is what I think makes him a brave human.

The crocodile hunter would risk his life to save an animal from death. Ever since he was young he would save an animal from being harmed. He would go anywhere in the world to show people how an animal would live. During his life he ran a zoo called the Australia zoo. He made sure the animals were always taken care of properly. This is what makes makes him caring toward animals everywhere.

During his time running the Australia zoo, Steve saved a man who was about to be bitten by a crocodile. He has kept habitats intact for animals all over. He would show all people what to do if they were to face an animal. These are some of the reasons people think he is kindhearted. We will always remember him for these things.

Stephen Robert Irwin died on September 4, 2006 while filming stingrays of the Great Barrier Reef. While he was swimming up to a stingray, its tail struck out through his heart. We all agree he died doing what he loved. We will never forget his passion toward animals everywhere. The animals everywhere are happy with what he did for them and hope we will follow his example.

Page created on 3/5/2008 12:00:00 AM

Last edited 3/5/2008 12:00:00 AM

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