The Crocodile Family : Blog Of The Nation Life goes on for the Crocodile Hunter family, with Steve Irwin still at the center of it all.
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The Crocodile Family

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Terri and Bindi Irwin love crocs! Source: Gaye Gerard/Getty Images hide caption

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The Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin, and his wife Terri got me through my junior year of college. Ok, that's a bit of hyperbole, but after a long day of lectures, note-taking, and big-idea-generating, there was no better way to relax than to turn on Animal Planet and watch the Croc Hunter take such glee in tempting fate with wild animals. Of course, the twist is that this daredevil attitude ultimately ended his life when an encounter with a sting ray went wrong. Still, I learned a lot from the husband-and-wife — from Steve, to approach animals with care, curiosity, and respect, and from Terri, to love and understand your partner, no matter how outlandish his chosen life and career may be. What did you learn from the Irwins?