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Old 09-04-2006, 05:19 AM   #1
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CROCODILE HUNTER Steve Irwin Killed by Stingray

I was saddend to read that Steve Erwin, known as the Crocodile Hunter on TV was killed in a freak accident when a stingray's barb pierced his heart. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family.

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Old 09-04-2006, 05:36 AM   #2
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That is very sad news and I had hoped that your post was a prank, but it is not. My daughter is an avid fan and hoped to visit the Australian Zoo someday to meet him.

Very sad news.


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Old 09-04-2006, 05:37 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by rseagle
I was saddend to read that Steve Erwin, known as the Crocodile Hunter on TV was killed in a freak accident when a stingray's barb pierced his heart. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family.

I am saddened by this loss.Someone who was so full of life.He will be missed by many.Only 44.

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Old 09-04-2006, 07:28 AM   #4
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Very son's and I always enjoyed watching his show's...he made them fun and interesting for young and old. He will be missed.
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Old 09-04-2006, 07:48 AM   #5
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awful..sorry to hear that, and he had a young family also. I actually was stung by a sting ray many years back in Fla. I can attest to just how much that hurt, and it was a small one. The pain stayed with me quite awhile.
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Old 09-04-2006, 08:05 AM   #6
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This is sad news. He lived life to its fullest and promoted all our animal friends in the wild and he died doing what he loved. Its a shame for his wife and two kids.

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Just heard the news about Steve Irwin!..sad news to be sure..he did live a wild and crazy lifestyle..such personality and fun to watch!..his wife an daughter seemed to be really passionate with wildlife too on his shows!
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He at least died doing what he loved
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Old 09-04-2006, 10:12 AM   #9
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I just heard on the news too, wow. Just when you think someone is invincible....
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Thoughts and Prayers go his Wife and Kids,,,,,,,,
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Old 09-04-2006, 05:15 PM   #11
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It is a sad day. We enjoyed watching his programs too. He certainly gave the impression that he loved life and lived it fully ~ at least he passed on doing what he wanted!

Very sad for his wife and children. Our thoughts go out to them.

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I agree, my first thought was how sad it was for his family. I never really watched him, but I find it particularly depressing that he was accidently killed by an animal after all the exotic and dangerous animals he handled on purpose. He certainly generated a lot of interest in animals and nature, and that is a very good thing.

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Steve Irwin

I don't know about some of you but his death has hit hard here in the Lacy family. My 8 year old son loved him and was glued to the tv when his show was on. I loved watching him get so excited when he found some unusual creature by crocky. I always let Austin watch his shows and was proud of it instead of some power ranger fight cartoon or shoot um up cartoon. My heart goes out to his family and all the other viewers that are going to miss him.
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Did anyone see the 20/20 Barbara Walters Special? So Sad. There is footage of his recent family vacation in an Airstream Interstate.

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