Steve Irwin's Passion For Wild Life

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“I have no fear of losing my life. If I have to save a koala, or crocodile, or a kangaroo or a snake mate, I will save it.”- Steve Irwin. Steve had no fear in doing what he loved. He went after his life ambitions and became what he set out to be. Steve Irwin is known all over the world as an adventurer and television star. Steve spent all his life protecting the environment and being a guardian angel to the animals around us. Steve was and still is one of the most influential wildlife environmentalists of his time.
Steve acquired his passion for wild life from his parents, Bob, and Lyn Irwin. Bob and Lyn founded a reptile park called “ Beerwah “ on four acres of land. Steve accompanied his father on expeditions in the outback to trap poisonous
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In 2002 Irwin and his wife set up Wildlife Warriors Worldwide, which is an independent charity that looks after wildlife and their habitats, embarks on rescue programs and uses scientific research to aid conservation. Steve created International Crocodile Rescue and in memory of his mother, The Lyn Irwin Memorial Fund that enabled aid to go to the Iron Bark Station Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre. Irwin also bought land in several different countries in order to help preserve animals in Fiji, America, Australia and Vanuatu. He advised people not to buy products associated with illegal poaching and to refuse to eat things such as Shark Fin Soup. He was even asked to represent the Australian Customs quarantine publicity campaign to help keep animal and plant disease out of Australia. Irwin and his slogan 'Quarantine matters! Don't muck with it!' was largely successful. In his television series and in numerous interviews, Irwin emphasized the importance of protecting threatened and endangered species of all kinds. Asked about the infectious excitement of his Crocodile Hunter adventures, he said, “I believe that education is all about being excited about something.…That’s the main aim in our entire lives is to promote education about wildlife and wilderness areas, save habitats, save endangered species, So, if we can get people excited about animals, then by crikey, it makes it a heck of a lot easier to save

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