Steve Irwin - Crocodile Hunter dies.

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    “It’s likely that he possibly died instantly when the barb hit him, and I don’t think that he felt any pain. He died doing what he loved best.” Peter West, a boatowner who has seen the film, said: “The footage shows him swimming in the water, the ray stopped and turned and that was it. There was no blood in the water, it was not that obvious . . . something happened with this animal that made it rear and he was at the wrong position at the wrong time and if it hit him anywhere else we would not be talking about a fatality.”
    BS he didn't feel pain. It was a giant stringray barb straight into
    his chest. I also have a hard time believing "died instantly." I
    think he knew what had happened and knew what it meant.
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    You have to be ready to die if you're going to be doing crazy stuff like that...I call it "accidental suicide"

    And twomers isn't the only one that hides text in his post!

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    Accidental suicide is rather harsh, Joe! Congrads on 400 posts, btw

    And ethic, I'm not a doctor, but I would assume that getting punctured in the heart would bleed somewhat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by twomers
    Accidental suicide is rather harsh, Joe!
    That's why I made it invisible.
    >>Congrads on 400 posts, btw
    Thank you!

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    I'm going to be honest, I like the man. I admired his goal of animal welfare promotion and whatnot, but he was a tad too eccentric, IMO. I don't think the Aussies were mad about him, but everyone else seemed to like him!Would you believe I broke 800 today?

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    You had to like the guy...

    What a shame

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    This is the same guy that fed a croc. with his kid in his left arm. Maybe his death will show just how dangerous doing ........ like that around wild animals really is. Yes, I know he didn't get killed by a croc., but it could have just as easily been him plus his kid. And to top it off, you get young impressionable retarded kids that watch him playing with the most dangerous animals in the world, then think it's a good idea to go masturbate a bear or something.

    Note to self: leave wild animals alone.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BobMcGee123
    This is the same guy that fed a croc. with his kid in his left arm. Maybe his death will show just how dangerous doing ........ like that around wild animals really is. Yes, I know he didn't get killed by a croc., but it could have just as easily been him plus his kid. And to top it off, you get young impressionable retarded kids that watch him playing with the most dangerous animals in the world, then think it's a good idea to go masturbate a bear or something.

    Note to self: leave wild animals alone.
    Kinda like that guy who got killed by a bear, for that movie! If someone else gets killed by a wild animal he/she must be the dumbest person in the world! [wtf] Wild animals are t3h lame cuz dey be all dumb and s***[/wtf]

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    > Kinda like that guy who got killed by a bear, for that movie!

    That guy was a goddamn tool. Irwin was a professional that got it in a freak accident. People swin with rays all the time with no problems.

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    I propose we eat stingray on the anniversary of his death! I will enjoy eating it too!

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    I've never had one, Sentral, but it sounds like a good plan. It'll be the first of many CBoard annual traditions. Or n of them. I don't know.

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    I wasn't a fan. There where too many things in him I didn't like. The episode with his baby and the other one with the penguins and whales didn't help. I think he epitomized the Discovery generation. 80% sensationalism, 20% science, All in the name of the viewers who are thought to be dumb and the only way to feed them science is to also entertain them. Because science... is not entertaining (or so TV stations believe).

    He is remembered as bringing the wild to the common person. But Steve Irwin "wild" was "oooh! He's a big fella, mate!". And Steve Irwin science was "one bite from this one and I would die in 15 minutes".

    However there is no denying that outside the TV cameras and he's reality-show-meet-dangerous-animals-seasoned-with-strong-aussie-accent, Steve Irwin did a lot better. Not only his zoo, but also some of his stances worldwide for the preservation of dangerous and not so dangerous species. For that, I will definitely miss him.
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    Did anyone watch the taped interview with Larry King that was played back on CNN last night? I found him to be quite obnoxious the way he talked.

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    I like him...the baby was a bit much, but I'll give him the professional benifit of the doubt. He was cleared of the whale and penguin accquisations. It's sad and a loss for enviromentalism.
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    >> the baby was a bit much
    a BIT!!! Mirrors the episode of Michael Jackson with his baby over the balcony! That croc could have eaten him in one mouthful!!

    What was the Whale and Penguin thing?

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