Stephen Robert "Steve" Irwin (February 22, 1962 â€“ September 4, 2006), nicknamed "The Crocodile Hunter", was an Australian wildlife expert and television personality. He achieved world-wide fame from the television program The Crocodile Hunter, an internationally broadcast wildlife documentary series co-hosted with his wife Terri Irwin. Together with her, he also co-owned and operated Australia Zoo, founded by his parents in Beerwah, Queensland.
Born on his mother's birthday to Lyn and Bob Irwin in Essendon, a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Irwin moved with his parents as a child to Queensland in 1970. Irwin described his father as a wildlife expert interested in herpetology whilst his mother Lyn was a wildlife rehabilitator. After moving to Queensland, Bob and Lyn Irwin started the small Queensland Reptile and Fauna Park, where Steve grew up around crocodiles and other reptiles.
Irwin became involved with the park in a number of ways, including taking part in daily animal feeding,...
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Happy Feet is an Academy Award-winning Australian-produced 2006 computer-animated comedy-drama animated film, directed and co-written by George Miller. It was released in North America on November 17, 2006 and produced at Sydney-based visual effects and animation studio Animal Logic for Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow Pictures. It is the first animated feature film produced by Kennedy Miller in association with Animal Logic. Though primarily an animated film, it does incorporate live action humans in certain scenes. The film was simultaneously released in both conventional theatres and in IMAX 2D format. The studio has hinted that a future IMAX 3D release was still a possibility.Happy Feet won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature after failing to win the Annie Award for Best Animated Feature.
The animated film was dedicated to Nick Enright, Michael Jonson, Robby McNeilly Green, and Steve Irwin.
Set in an Antarctic emperor penguin colony, the film establishes that every...
Steve Irwin died in Batt Reef
The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course is a 2002 Australian comedy-adventure film based on the nature documentary series The Crocodile Hunter, starring Steve Irwin and his wife Terri Irwin. The Irwins play themselves filming an episode of The Crocodile Hunter while trying to protect a crocodile. The Metro Goldwyn Mayer logo has a crocodile in place of the usual Leo the Lion.
People inside a headquarters in Mojave, California launch a satellite. Some others in Canberra, Australia track down the same satellite. Due to mechanical failure, the satellite explodes and the beacon lands in North Queensland, Australia and a crocodile swallows it.
The film then shows Steve Irwin chasing a perentie. Steve runs around the sand dunes chasing it. The perentie then runs in a tunnel and Steve is disappointed. Steve then finds a white perentie feces containing lizard skin, snake skin, and a lizard claw. Steve puts the feces in his pocket to save it for later. Terri Irwin shows up and hops in the...,
Terri Irwin has a child, Bindi Irwin
Steve Irwin was born