The Crocodile Hunter
The Incredible Life and Adventures of Steve and Terri IrwinBook - 2001
Crikey! For Steve and Terri Irwin, dealing with nasty 20-foot gators, hissing deadly snakes, charging rhinos, poisonous spiders, slimy lizards, and wild reptiles in their own habitats are part of daily life. A committed environmentalist, Steve Irwin's sheer love for animals began at a young age: his parents began an animal refuge when he was quite young, instilling a respect for some of Austrailia's native wildlife, and some of the most dangerous creatures on Earth. Read about Steve's first adventures as a young lad, wrestling crocs with his dad. Thrill to the adventure of camping out in the bush for months at a time, cataloguing new species never before known to man, while avoiding death and dismemberment at every turn. And regale in Steve's tales of the deadliest animals he has encountered in his extensive travels throughout the world.Written with his wife and soulmate Terri Irwin, the book also gives intimate insights into the private life away from the cameras. Learn how Steve and Terri first met, and how they successfully translated a shared love of animals into a worldwide message of conversation, and built one of the largest private zoos in Australia.Together, Steve and Terri Irwin have fascinated and entertained millions -now, join them in the first book to bring you behind the scenes in the life of the Crocodile Hunter.Don't forget to check your local listings for "The Crocodile Hunter" on Animal Planet! You can find Animal Planet and The Crocodile Hunter on the web at www.discovery.com .
Publisher: New York : Dutton, c2001.
Branch Call Number: 597.9 Irwin 2001
Characteristics: 202 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.) ;,24 cm.