26 Famous Quotes by Steve Irwin

Steve Irwin, also known as the "Crocodile Hunter," was an Australian conservationist and television personality who was passionate about wildlife conservation. He dedicated his life to raising awareness about the importance of protecting animals and their habitats, and his infectious enthusiasm for his work made him a beloved figure around the world. Irwin's tragic death in 2006 was a shock to his fans and the conservation community, but his legacy lives on through the work of the Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve and the Wildlife Warriors Worldwide organization. (Steve Irwin Biography).

Steve Irwin Famous Quotes

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1. "I have no fear of losing my life - if I have to save a koala or a crocodile or a kangaroo or a snake, mate, I will save it."

2. "I believe that education is all about being excited about something. Seeing passion and enthusiasm helps push an educational message."

3. "I am optimistic globally. So many scientists are working frantically on the reparation of our planet."

4. "I believe our biggest issue is the same biggest issue that the whole world is facing, and that's habitat destruction."

5. "So fear helps me from making mistakes, but I make lot of mistakes."

6. "You know, you can touch a stick of dynamite, but if you touch a venomous snake it'll turn around and bite you and kill you so fast it's not even funny."

7. "Yeah, I'm a thrill seeker, but crikey, education's the most important thing."

8. "So, my tactic with conservation of apex predators is to get people excited and take them to where they live."

9. "My dad taught me from my youngest childhood memories through these connections with Aboriginal and tribal people that you must always protect people's sacred status, regardless of the past."

10. "Yeah, I think it's an absolute disaster that Australia, the government, allowed kangaroo culling."

11. "Where I live if someone gives you a hug it's from the heart."

12. "I've probably saved thousands of peoples' lives with my educational message on snake bites, how to get in around venomous anything."

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13. "No matter where you go and what you do in America, you turn the tele on and you're confronted with violence."

14. "Snakes are just very instinctive to me. I've been playing with snakes since before I could walk. It doesn't matter where or what it is, from the biggest to the most venomous."

15. "My belief is that what comes across on the television is a capture of my enthusiasm and my passion for wildlife."

16. "Because when they strike it can be that quick that if they're within range, you're dead, you're dead in your tracks. And his head weighs more than my body so it's WHACK!"

17. "There's a lot of research behind the scenes that you don't get to see, but I have an instinct that my dad nurtured from when I was born. I was very lucky then."

18. "I believe sustainable use is the greatest propaganda in wildlife conservation at the moment."

19. "So now what happens is the cameras follow me around and capture exactly what I've been doing since I was a boy. Only now we have a team of, you know, like 73 of us, and it's gone beyond that."

20. "Every cent we earn from Crocodile Hunter goes straight back into conservation. Every single cent."

21. "When I talk to the camera, mate, it's not like I'm talking to the camera, I'm talking to you because I want to whip you around and plunk you right there with me."

22. "Herein lies our problem. If we level that much land to grow rice and whatever, then no other animal could live there except for some insect pest species. Which is very unfortunate."

23. "That might have a lot to do with it, but you know, I probably don't show fear, but I suffer from fear like everyone else."

24. "I get called an adrenaline junkie every other minute, and I'm just fine with that."

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25. "We've evolved from sitting back on our tripods and shooting wildlife films like they have been shot historically, which doesn't work for us."

26. "I sincerely believe that there's room for cutting down trees for forestry and grazing, so as we all get to eat. Everyone has to compromise."

― Steve Irwin Quotes

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