Bindi Irwin leads a loving family tribute to her father on Steve Irwin Day
Bindi Irwin has paid a loving tribute to her late father to mark the annual day in his honour.
Steve Irwin Day is held on November 15 to remember the legacy left by the Crocodile Hunter and work on conservation, following his shocking death in 2006.
“To the world, he will be remembered as the greatest Wildlife Hero,” Bindi began next to a photo of her childhood snuggling against her father’s chest.
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“To our family, he will be remembered as our world.”
Younger brother Robert Irwin also shared a social media post in honor of their father.
Along with a video montage of moments with the TV personality, he wrote: “A day to remember our father, the greatest wildlife hero on the planet.
“He was one man who changed the world forever and continues to inspire generations to come.”
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Earlier, Robert’s new girlfriend Rorie Buckey also shared a photo collage to mark the day, saying she feels “so proud every day to wear my khakis.
Bindi’s husband, Chandler Powell, also joined the family to honor his father-in-law.
“Today is a great reminder to appreciate our natural world and all its creatures,” he captioned a photo of the environmentalist.
“Or better yet, enjoy the great outdoors with your loved ones, just like Steve would. “
Family friend and fellow TV presenter Rove McManus also joined the chorus online.
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“Steve Irwin Day and the ARIAs both overlap today making it fitting to share this photo of the great man himself at the 2002 ARIAs,” he wrote.
“This world is still not the same without him.”
The famous television presenter died 17 years ago, on September 4, while filming a documentary on the Great Barrier Reef when a stingray barb pierced his heart.