One of most braviest and caring men who made us appreciate all things big, small, fierce and tame, & a TV personality that I personally admired a lot, Steve Irwin died during a filming expedition on the Great Barrier Reef. Discover channel posts While we are still collecting specific details, it was a rare accident in which Steve swam over a stingray and was stung by its barb in his chest. A doctor on board Croc One, Steve’s research vessel, was unable to resuscitate Steve and by the time he was reached by the rescue helicopter he had passed away
His love and respect for the environment was an inspiration for millions. He was beloved by millions of fans and animal lovers around the world and was one of our planet’s most passionate conservationists. He will missed for a long time to come.