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Postby kate_turner2000 » Mon Sep 04, 2006 3:17 pm

about the croc hunter dying?! man didnt see that one coming
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Postby SarahC » Mon Sep 04, 2006 4:02 pm

I just heard this afternoon... my boss announced it to the whole office! I thought he was joking so jumped on the net and it is no joke :cry:

Definitely a shock! We'll hear all about it on the news tonight for sure...

Steve Irwin! :cry: :cry:
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Postby tess88 » Mon Sep 04, 2006 4:10 pm

Hey guys! Yeah the emails are flowing about Steve Irwin around my office. Apparently his wife doesnt know yet coz she's in the jungle or something? Crazy I cant believe it! My little cousin loves the croc hunter! :(
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Postby Ally » Mon Sep 04, 2006 4:12 pm

Oh my goodness that is terrible news!! I feel for his wife and young family.
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Postby chubbybubby » Mon Sep 04, 2006 5:55 pm

I just heard about ten mins ago, Isnt it terrible?
His poor wife and kids, and you are right, Im sure it will be on the news, even in other countries, he was kind of like the ambassador of australia. Its so sad.
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Postby KimE » Mon Sep 04, 2006 6:12 pm

It is sad and was a shock alright. When I first heard I thought it was a joke too and like Sarah jumped on the news sites to confirm.

He was an ambassador for Australia. I go onto a few sites where there are plenty of people from other countries and they always know who the crocodile hunter is....actually they usually bring it up before I do.
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Postby Dolly » Mon Sep 04, 2006 6:54 pm

It's awful isn't it :cry:
Of all the dangerous animals he's been with and then to be taken by a stingray

Not sure what size tail barb got him.
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Some reports say the stinger went straight through his heart some say next to, he didn't die straight away, they tried to resus him but of course he had no chance.
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Postby kate_turner2000 » Mon Sep 04, 2006 6:59 pm

his manager (who was with urwin at the time of the accident) was on ten's 5 oclock news tonight and he said they tried to resus him but when they finally got to paramedics they pronounced he was dead and that death wouldve been instantanous and that he wasnt in any pain.

i also saw the plane with terri bob and bindi-sue getting on it in tassie. that must be so hard for them. i wonder if they will go to the U.S to live? they should have a state funeral for him, he has done a lot for australia and the wildlife. ive been to his zoo and it is awesome.

youre right kim, most americans usually ask whether you know the guy personally lol.
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