Australian naturalist who was unafraid of dangerous animals.
He received his first pet, a 12-ft. scrub python, at age 6.
There is a turtle species, Elseya Irwini, named after him.
He married Terri Irwin in 1992, and the couple had a daughter named Bindi in 1998, and a son named Robert in 2003.
He was a beloved Austrialian actor, like Hugh Jackman.