Life is like an Egg, handle it carefully

Steve Irwin was a man who lived life to the absolute fullest, and died doing what he loved. A man, who had freely intermingled with wild animals, was killed by a little Stingray! This is all about uncertainty of our life. Life is like an Egg, handle it carefully.

The animal behaviour is purely instinctive and is part of their ultimate ability to survive. Sea turtles, newly hatched on a beach, will automatically move toward the ocean. A kangaroo climbs into its mother's pouch upon being born. Honeybees communicate by dancing in the direction of a food source without formal instruction and so on. Stingray has a natural instinct to sting what they come into contact with.

Irwin feeding a crocodile

Ocean's Deadliest is a nature documentary hosted by Steve Irwin. It was the final documentary made by Irwin by the time of his death, which occurred during filming.

For the documentary Ocean's Deadliest , they filmed several deadly sea animals, including stonefish, sea snakes, great white sharks, cone snails, blue-ringed octopus, saltwater crocodiles and perhaps the world's deadliest venomous animal, the box jellyfish. According to Steve Irwin, one of the specimens, a Stokes' sea snake was the largest he had seen.

Common stingray

On 4 September 2006, Irwin was on location at Batt Reef, near Port Douglas, Queensland, taking part in the production of the documentary series Ocean's Deadliest. While swimming in chest-deep water, Irwin approached a stingray with an approximate span of two metres (6.5 ft) from the rear, in order to film it swimming away.

According to the incident's only witness, “All of a sudden [the stingray] propped on its front and started stabbing wildly with its tail. Hundreds of strikes in a few seconds”. Irwin initially believed he only had a punctured lung; the stingray's barb pierced his heart, causing him to bleed to death. The stingray's behaviour appeared to have been a defensive response to being boxed in. Crew members aboard Irwin's boat administered CPR and rushed him to shore. Medical staff pronounced him dead at the scene.

Steve Irwin (22 February 1962 – 4 September 2006), nicknamed "The Crocodile Hunter", was an Australian wildlife expert, television personality, and conservationist. Irwin achieved worldwide fame from the television series The Crocodile Hunter, an internationally broadcast wildlife documentary series.

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