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Steve Irwin
Birth: Feb. 22, 1962
Essendon
Moonee Valley City
Victoria, Australia
Death: Sep. 4, 2006
Port Douglas
Cairns Region
Queensland, Australia

Television Show Host, Conservationist. Born in Essendon, Melbourne, Australia, he became known world wide as the "Crocodile Hunter" on various television shows and in his home land of Australia and known for the saying "Crikey." He was in the midst of filming an underwater documentary off the coast of Port Douglas, Queensland, when he passed away. His parents, Bob and Lyn, sparked his interest in exotic animals while they ran the "Queensland Reptile and Fauna Park," and it was then, as a nine-year-old boy that Steve Irwin began catching crocodiles. He took over the reptile park in 1991 renaming it "Australia Zoo." (bio by: Just another taphophile) 
 
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 Parents:
  Lynette Leslie Irwin (1942 - 2000)
 
 Children:
  Sui Irwin (1988 - 2004)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Sting to the heart by a stingray barb
 
Burial:
Australia Zoo
Beerwah
Sunshine Coast Region
Queensland, Australia
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Just another taphophile
Record added: Sep 03, 2006
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Steve Irwin
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Steve Irwin
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- Judy Sue Thomas
 Added: Sep. 7, 2017
We miss you still, Steve.
- Vicki Stinson
 Added: Sep. 6, 2017

-Anonymous
 Added: Sep. 4, 2017
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