Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin has Died

[singlepic=299,180,,,right]Steve Irwin, the naturalist and television star famous for his dare-devil antics while handling dangerous animals like crocodiles, snakes and spiders, has died in a diving accident in north Queensland.

Irwin (44) was filming an underwater documentary at Batt Reef off Port Douglas, near to the Great Barrier Reef when he was struck by a stingray barb to the chest.

Paramedics and a medical helicopter rushed to the scene, but they where unable to say him.

He will be sadly missed by all.

External links:
Crocodilehunter.com (Australia Zoo – Home of the Crocodile Hunter)
‘Crocodile Hunter’ Irwin killed (BBC)
Irwin died ‘doing what he loved best’ (ABC News Online)
Australia’s ‘Crocodile Hunter’ Killed by Stingray (The New York Times)

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  1. Devon September 4, 2006
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