28 Greatest Steve Irwin Quotes

28 Greatest Steve Irwin Quotes

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Steve Irwin, also famously known as “The Crocodile Hunter”, was a wildlife expert from Essendon, Australia. He had his own television show on Animal Planet where he traveled the world to research various animals. He died in a tragic accident with a Stingray on September 4, 2006 at the age of 44.

“And I have stopped eating tuna until the tuna nets cease killing tens of thousands of dolphins every single year.”

“Australia has one of the worst mammalian extinction rates in the world.”

“Because when they strike it can be that quick that if they’re within range, you’re dead, you’re dead in your tracks. And his head weighs more than my body so it’s WHACK!”

“Born a wildlife warrior, die a wildlife warrior.”

“Crikey means gee whiz, wow!”

“Crikey, mate. You’re far safer dealing with crocodiles and western diamondback rattlesnakes than the executives and the producers and all those sharks in the big MGM building.”

“Every cent we earn from Crocodile Hunter goes straight back into conservation. Every single cent.”

“I don’t know, man; don’t worry about it.”

“I get called an adrenaline junkie every other minute, and I’m just fine with that.”

“I have a deep-seated respect for parrots. As gifted as I am with all other wildlife, parrots have this uncanny desire to kill me. I’m not sure why, but they’re like my kryptonite!”

“I have a message for my fans. Whatever you want to do in this world, it is achievable. The most important thing that I’ve found, that perhaps you could use, is be passionate and
enthusiastic in the direction that you choose in life, and you’ll be a winner.”

“I have no fear of losing my life – if I have to save a koala or a crocodile or a kangaroo or a snake, mate, I will save it.”

“I think my path would have always gone back to or delivered me to wildlife. I think wildlife is just like a magnet, and it’s something that I can’t help.”

“If we can teach people about wildlife, they will be touched. Share my wildlife with me. Because humans want to save things that they love.”

“If you can’t excite people about wildlife, how can you convince them to love, cherish, and protect our wildlife and the environment they live in?”

“I’ve probably saved thousands of people’s lives with my educational message on snake bites, how to get in around venomous anything. Yeah, I’m a thrill seeker, but crikey, education’s the
most important thing.”

“My field is with apex predators, hence your crocodiles, your snakes, your spiders.”

“scientific whaling, and other lies will be exposed and become atrocities of the past.”

“Snakes are just very instinctive to me. I’ve been playing with snakes since before I could walk. It doesn’t matter where or what it is, from the biggest to the most venomous.”

“So now what happens is the cameras follow me around and capture exactly what I’ve been doing since I was a boy. Only now we have a team of, you know, like 73 of us, and it’s gone beyond

“Statistically there’s only one crocodile-related human fatality per year in the whole of Australia.”

“Take the crocodile, for example, my favorite animal. There are 23 species. Seventeen of those species are rare or endangered. They’re on the way out, no matter what anyone does or says, you

“The first crocodile I ever caught was at nine years of age, and it was a rescue.”

“We don’t own the planet Earth, we belong to it. And we must share it with our wildlife.”

“Yeah, I think it’s an absolute disaster that Australia, the government, allowed kangaroo culling.”

“Yeah, I’m a thrill seeker, but crikey, education’s the most important thing.”

“You know, I’m Australian, and we have got the worst sense of humor. We are cruel to each other.”

“You know, you can touch a stick of dynamite, but if you touch a venomous snake it’ll turn around and bite you and kill you so fast it’s not even funny.”