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Wildlife warrior : Steve Irwin 1962-2006 : a man who changed the world / Richard Shears.

By: Shears, Richard.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Frenchs Forest, N.S.W. : New Holland Publishers (Australia), 2006Description: 204 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781741105520 :.Subject(s): Irwin, Steve, 1962-2006 | Herpetologists -- Australia -- Biography | Wildlife conservationists -- Australia -- Biography | Naturalists -- Australia -- Biography | Zoologists -- Australia -- Biography | Television personalities -- Australia -- Biography | Hepetologists -- Australia -- Biography | Conservationists -- Australia -- Biography | Herpetologists Australia Biography | Wildlife conservationists Australia Biography | Zoologists Australia Biography | Television personalities Australia BiographyDDC classification: 92 IRW
Contents:
This book charts the life of Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin, from childhood to tragic death.
"Steve Irwin's sudden and tragic death made headline news around the world. Shock and grief followed. He was a giant and the world has lost a man of heroic proportions: the Crocodile Hunter touched and change lives everywhere. Wildlife Warrior charts Steve Irwin's amazing life - from his childhood in Victoria, Australia, through his work in the wilderness and his zoo. It follows his story into marriage and his fame on the world stage as he took every opportunity to spread the word about wildife conservation. He was a natural historian, whose passion will be remembered long after the world has paid its final respects. A percentage of the proceeds of this book will be directed to ensuring the survival of wildlife around the world"--Amazon.com.
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Wildlife Warrior, the extraordinary life and premature death of Steve IrwinSteve Irwins sudden and tragic death made headlines around the world. Shock and grief followed. The world had lost a man of heroic proportions; the crocodile hunter had touched and changed lives everywhere. Wildlife Warrior, the Extraordinary Life and Premature Death of Steve Irwin, charts his adventures from his childhood in Victoria, Australia, through to his work in the wilderness and his zoo. It follows his story into marriage and his fame on the world stage as he took every opportunity to spread the word of wildlife conservation. Steve Irwin was a natural historian, a giant, whose passion would be long remembered after the world had paid its final respects.

This book charts the life of Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin, from childhood to tragic death.

"Steve Irwin's sudden and tragic death made headline news around the world. Shock and grief followed. He was a giant and the world has lost a man of heroic proportions: the Crocodile Hunter touched and change lives everywhere. Wildlife Warrior charts Steve Irwin's amazing life - from his childhood in Victoria, Australia, through his work in the wilderness and his zoo. It follows his story into marriage and his fame on the world stage as he took every opportunity to spread the word about wildife conservation. He was a natural historian, whose passion will be remembered long after the world has paid its final respects. A percentage of the proceeds of this book will be directed to ensuring the survival of wildlife around the world"--Amazon.com.

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Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • 1 And the World Stopped (p. 11)
  • 2 Fatal Encounter (p. 20)
  • 3 Crocs Rule! (p. 38)
  • 4 If It Thinks You're Afraid, It will have you for Dinner (p. 50)
  • 5 Born to the Wild (p. 62)
  • 6 Love at First Sight (p. 79)
  • 7 A Man of Intellect (p. 98)
  • 8 Bindi is Introduced to a Snake (p. 110)
  • 9 Crikey! Movie Star Status (p. 121)
  • 10 Baby Bob Meets a Croc (p. 136)
  • 11 Victims and Heroes in Croc Territory (p. 148)
  • 12 The Last Adventure (p. 166)
  • 13 The Greatest Crocodile Hunter (p. 176)
  • 14 A Man Who Changed the World (p. 185)