Everyone’s heart went to Robert Irwin after seeing a recent TikTok video, and many are pleading with him to take a break.
Robert Irwin is known as Steve Irwin’s son.
Robert Irwin has worked tirelessly at the Australia Zoo with his mother and sister Bindi, exciting fans worldwide.
Steve continues to be Australia’s national treasure.
The Australian was an outspoken defender of animal rights, best known for his successful television series.
The Crocodile Hunter was a big success due to Steve’s way of approaching wildlife.
From 1997, the show aired 64 episodes throughout five seasons.
He was concerned about environmental protection.
Off-screen, Steve would go above and above to protect Australia’s wildlife.
His love for all living things was palpable.
And it was because of this that the entire world changed. Steve married the love of his life.
Terri is an author from the United States living in Queensland, Australia.
Terri and Steve played critical roles in The Crocodile Hunter.
Unfortunately, things began to deteriorate in 2006…
Steve was stabbed in the chest while snorkelling on September 4th while filming for the documentary series Ocean’s Deadliest in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.
The sting was quickly revealed to be lethal.
Steve assumed the stingray’s bite had just perforated his lung, but it had pierced his heart.
“we’d gotten him into an emergency ward at that point, and we probably wouldn’t have been able to rescue him since the damage to his heart.
I yell at one of the other crew members to put their palm over the cut, ‘Think of your kids, Steve, hold on, hang on.’
He looked up at me calmly and said, ‘I’m dying.’ “And it was the last thing he said,” one underwater cameraman remembered.
Terri has found it difficult and sad to cope with this loss…
On the other hand, Terri has taught her children to appreciate their father’s memory, and they have all worked together to continue the Australia Zoo’s animal care programme in Steve’s honour.
Years later, Robert and Bindi only discuss their father’s lovely memories.
There are a lot of them!
Terri and Steve’s children have developed into extraordinary individuals. It’s lovely to see that Bindi, 23, and Robert, 18, follow in their father’s footsteps and pursue careers in conservation.
In many ways, Robert resembles his father. He also frequently appears on American television to promote the Australia Zoo and the conservation efforts that he and his family are passionate about.
On Father’s Day, he recently honoured his father.
“I had the best father on the globe,” he posted on TikTok. “Thinking of him and only remembering wonderful moments,” he added.
Robert created a fantastic film about his father’s favourite times with him.
“I hope you all had a lovely Father’s Day in the US – sending love to those who couldn’t celebrate with their Father,” she concluded, which made us cry! Without a doubt, the 18-year-old is overburdened.
In his spare time, as his father did, Robert likes to fight for conservation and animal rights, particularly for animals in Australia, instead of going to parties and playing computer games.
However, in February of this year, a video of his interaction with a crocodile went viral, shocking many people with his lack of concern for the beast. Many individuals were astounded by Robert’s “cruelty.”
Robert was nearly attacked while attempting to feed Casper, a crocodile at the zoo.
Casper ignored being used to redirect his attention away from Robert and continued trying to strike him.
This prompted the keeper to cry, “Bail, bail, bail!!!” and fellow keepers to rush.
Fortunately, neither Casper nor Robert were injured. Robert then posted the video to Instagram with the remark, “The climax of ‘Crikey! The Irwins air at 8 p.m. in the United States, so don’t miss it!
“The best was reserved for last, involving one of the most intense croc feeds I’ve ever done!”
We prioritise natural behaviour in our crocs. They get to exercise their predatory instincts by accompanying them into their enclosures and allowing them to do those incredible strikes from the water’s edge, and they love it!”
“We can also teach everyone about their conservation,” he continued. However, safety is vital to us, and you must know when to call it. And we had no choice but to run with a croc as fierce and fast as Casper!”
Many people reprimanded the keeper for his behaviour when he published his article, accusing him of “using animals as amusement.”
“Everything usually gets blown up and made into a huge deal,” Robert said.
“It’s an adrenaline rush for me, it’s an exciting thing to do — but I feel closest to my dad when I’m in there working with the creatures he loved.”
“So many are the originals, the ones we’ve worked with since day one,” Robert continued. It’s an honour to carry on that legacy.
“Yes, they’re deadly, but they’re incredible creatures who deserve our respect.”
Robert, only 18 years old, has millions of followers on social media platforms such as TikTok, and his videos have over 19 million likes. He has received numerous compliments, most of which refer to his father.
However, TikToker @sa99ymaggie recently parodied the typical response to one of Robert’s videos, as fans note that mentioning his father under every post isn’t necessarily a good thing…
The TikTok video has been seen 4.6 million times, and many people have agreed with her…
“Facts!” one individual said. Can’t people just let him live without constantly bringing up his father?
“NO SERIOUSLY LIKE ‘hello guys, I saved a snake today,’ ‘omg, remember when your dad tragically died when you were only a child?” commented another. That was terrible!”
The video can be viewed here.
What are your thoughts?