Happy Birthday The Crocodile Hunter!
Google Doodle celebrates late naturalist and documentary host Steve Irwin’s birthday, who died at 44, after being pierced by a stingray barb in his heart when he was filming an underwater documentary film titled Ocean’s Deadliest.
He earned incredible popularity showing daring acts as an Australian zookeeper, and also had been recognized as a conservationist, and television personality. He opened doors for all to learn more about wildlife especially his ventures about the crocodile. Irwin also introduced his wife Terri and kids Bindi and Robert with most beautiful nature’s creatures and destinations.
However, saltwater crocodiles are an ancient species, unchanged for at millions of years, while they have comes out as largest living reptiles in the world. The biggest males are discovered stretching to 6 meters (23 feet) at full length and assessed 1,200 kg (2,600 pounds) heavy.
Late Irwin’s family, fans and friends are celebrating his 57 birthday praying for his soul on Friday, as well as his nation also marks Australia’s National Wildlife Day.
He remained successful to become a top attraction for all appearing on the television series The Crocodile Hunter from 1996 to 2007, which had been an internationally broadcasted wildlife documentary series co-hosted by his wife Terri.
As hosts, Irwin and his wife both also had been shown their performances on the series like Croc Files (1999–2001), The Crocodile Hunter Diaries (2002–2006), and New Breed Vets (2005).
He was an enthusiastic conservationist, though he had a passion for wildlife and had been working along with his parents since his childhood at his parents’ roadside wildlife park in Queensland.
The crocodile hunter first met his wife Terri Raines in 1991, who has been working as an American naturalist from Eugene, Oregon, and that time she was on a visit to wildlife rehabilitation facilities in Australia and had turned the zoo.
Terri fell in love with Irwin that time and both exchanged engagement rings after short time dating and after four months, both married in Eugene on 4 June 1992.
He emerged as so successful person for his works related wildlife in more than 130 other countries including the United States, the UK, and also became famous among over 500 million people.