Monday, September 04, 2006

Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin Dies

From Sydney Morning Hearld.

Television personality and environmentalist Steve Irwin has died after being stung by a stingray while filming off north Queensland.

Known worldwide as the Crocodile Hunter, the 44-year-old was famous for his enthusiasm for wildlife and his catchcry "Crikey!"

The Queensland Police Service issued a statement saying Irwin collapsed after being stung at Batt Reef, Low Isles, off Port Douglas about 11am. He had been filming a documentary.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

So let us keep crying for our hero departed,
For that’s nature’s way when we’re so broken hearted.
But let us not forget, Steve’s message so loud,
Conserve nature and its animals, and he will be proud.