He died while filming a documentary with his daughter Bindy. It was last year sometime. His daughter is continuing his legacy by touring and making people aware of the importance of animals. He was stabbed in the chest with a stingray's barb - if he hadn't pulled it out, he might have survived but even then the chances were next to zero. I think he knew he would die as a result of him being close to a dangerous animal. Good think Bindi is continuing his work.
Wow I thought everyone knew about that, I heard about it everywhere I went, every news paper, news channel, and on every discussion group. I dont even get A tv channel, not a one and I dont have cable or satellite. I dont really watch that much TV. I find I get more done without it. They even had his wife on the front pages of those publicity magazines at the supermarket. Anyway, now you know.
It was a VERY sad thing that he died. But Bindi did not see him pass. She was with her Mother. They were not working on the documnetary at the time, he was working on something else! She was not there!
Terri, Bindi, and Bob were in Tazmainia (sp), doing research on the Devils there. Steve was Filming Ocean's Deadliest with Phillipe Custo. The weather had been bad for many days, but it let up that day. So Steve went to shot so short clips for Bindi's new show, Bindi the jungle girl. Terri and the kids did not find out till late that night when they checked into their hotel. Her brother in law, Steve's siters husband, let a message for her to call him as soon as she got there, and he had to tell her on the phone what had happened.
Thank you for the info. That is really sad that steve Irwin died, their family did practically everything together, it's a shame he had to leave the world now. Plus he had a lil baby or toddler, that didn't even get a chance to know what his dad was like. :(
Oh don't even bring that back! I was already depressed (well maybe not quite depressed) and then I come here and there's this topic saying he died. I didn't believe it at first. Sure enough I saw the story EVERYWHERE. I thought everyone knew about that too. I cried for days. He was my idol as a kid. I just thought he was the coolest guy. It was all very sad.
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