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Steve Irwin 'Crocodile Hunter' killed in freak accident

Australian environmentalist and television personality Steve Irwin has died during a diving accident. The 44-year-old’s chest is believed to have been pierced by the stingray barb during the filming of a new TV series. Although deadly, such attacks on humans are a rarity.

Mr Irwin was known for his television show The Crocodile Hunter and his work with native Australian wildlife.

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Stephan is the Founder of DeeperBlue.com. His passion for the underwater world started at 8 years old with a try-dive in a hotel pool on holiday that soon formulated into a lifelong love affair with the oceans. In 1996 he set up DeeperBlue.com and has grown the site to be the most popular diving website and community in the world.

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