Monday, September 04, 2006
Crikey! First Don, now Steve!
Aussie personality and Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin, has been killed in a freak accident while filming a documentary on the Great Barrier Reef, by a stingray barb. His wife, Terri, is currently trekking the magnificent Cradle Mountain area in Tasmania and has been notified by police of his death.
Steve achieved notoriety a couple of years ago for feeding crocodiles while holding his young baby, attracting the most criticism since Michael Jackson dangled his own baby from a balcony. The media, and the public, got stuck into Steve quite a bit over that incident. An all-round good guy, fun and happy, adventurous and caring, he took the criticism to heart and was greatly hurt by it. I hope, in the time between those dark days and his death, he came to realise that those who jumped so hard on him at the time were just shocked and held no malice.
NineMSN News Story
Some Steve Irwin Cartoons