steve irwin

Started by: zoe24 (2272) 

hiya, does anyone know if its true that steve irwin has died (crocodile hunter of tv)just heard it of a friend, hope its not true

Started: 4th Sep 2006 at 17:05

Posted by: zoe24 (2272) 

Just found out it is true...RIP steve irwin..died just 5 hours ago-died of a stingray barb straight thru the chest

Replied: 4th Sep 2006 at 17:09

Posted by: disco_diva (inactive)

Yes Zoe. it is awful news. Steve Irwin lived his life surrounded by dangerous animals .He loved the job that he did. I liked him because he was so energetic and you could tell that nothing got him down.As well as his love of crocs he was a conservationist.
When i first heard, i thought that it might have been an accident with crocodiles.When i heard it was by a stingray i was shocked has being killed by one is extremely rare, especially to be pierced in the heart, they usually attack by piercing the foot as i have heard they lie on the seabed.
My Deepest sympathies go out to his family.

Replied: 4th Sep 2006 at 17:23

Posted by: geoffcott (181) 

What a shock, The man died as he lived, doing what he loved risking everything to preserve nature.

Replied: 4th Sep 2006 at 17:39

Posted by: antontrip (240) 

Im sorry if this sounds insensitive, but is anyone really suprised by what has happened.I dont know about everyone else,but I thought he took too many risks with dangerous animals just to make entertaining TV shows,and to make himself a rich and famous celebrity.
I feel sorry for his family and the little child(remember him holding his baby whilst feedind a hungry Croc')who will never know their Father.

Replied: 4th Sep 2006 at 18:26
Last edited by antontrip: 4th Sep 2006 at 18:26:56

Posted by: tonker (23409) 

Mountain Climber, Motorcycle Racer, Stunt Pilot, Freefall Parachutist, Astronaut.
Miner, Deep Sea Diver, Fireman, Policeman, Doorman, Drug Dealer.
Conservationist ?
All underwrite their own risk.
Life goes on.

Replied: 4th Sep 2006 at 19:07

Posted by: mandie (inactive)

i just watched it on the news about him
wot a shame i liked him

Replied: 4th Sep 2006 at 19:15

Posted by: zoe24 (2272) 

I no, i really liked him,i dont think he did his job not just for fame n money he liked n enjoyed what he did, such ashame

Replied: 4th Sep 2006 at 21:23

Posted by: kayleigh (1161)

Anton. they will know about their father, thousands of people will never forget him,

He gave a lot of pleasure and education to people all over the world.

Replied: 4th Sep 2006 at 21:25

Posted by: ianmcl (inactive)

I'm sure that he will be really missed; a natural educator and a really keen conservationaisy who used his natural talents to underline the need for conservation and make it all fun!

Feel so much for his family at this time, RIP Steve

Replied: 4th Sep 2006 at 22:21

Posted by: mollie m (6385) 

Well I didn't like him for messing about with animals the way he did in the name of entertainment. I can't stand anything like that. Does anyone remember the time when he held his baby over the gaping jaws of a crocodile. I don't think he was quite a full shilling.

Replied: 7th Sep 2006 at 14:39

Posted by: disco_diva (inactive)

It is an awful shame has i have said before about the loss of Steve Irwin. But i have since found out that stingrays only attack when antagonised to the extreme limits.Deaths from this creature are extremely rare.It make you wonder whether or not the creature was provoked.

Replied: 7th Sep 2006 at 17:57

Posted by: molly (310) 

steve irwin was laid to rest in a quiet ceromony by his family on sat 9th sep he was buried close to his home and his wild life park

Replied: 12th Sep 2006 at 06:01


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