The death of crocodile hunter Steve Irwin is an irreparable loss to wildlife lovers and the noble cause of conservation. Irwin was a fearless man with unflinching determination. He inspired millions around the globe with his profound knowledge of animals, their feeding habits, and their habitats. His intense love of animals and his strong belief in their right to exist on this planet alongside man turned him into a hero among conservationists. He proved that life without adventures is not worth living.

Shivaji K. Moitra,
Kharagpur, W.B.

It is shocking to know that the crocodile hunter is no more. He was known for his daredevilry and his awesome feats brought television viewers to the edge of the seat. Unfortunately, he became a victim of his fearlessness. Ravikumar Sreepada, Karimnagar, A.P.
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Irwin was so fearless and adventurous that everyone watching his show on Animal Planet adored him. The expression on his face while talking about wild creatures, with his eyes wide open, engrossed the viewers. Those who knew him are sure he would never have provoked the stingray that attacked him. M. Vivekanandhan, Chennai
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Those interested in wildlife shows will surely miss Steve Irwin. A courageous man, he handled dangerous creatures effortlessly. He inspired many to overcome their fear of the wild. B.U. Mahesh, Salem, T.N.
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Irwin became an icon because of his fearless rendezvous with dangerous animals and reptiles. He was particularly popular among children. His sudden death is an irreparable loss and a shock to animal lovers the world over. U.K.S. Srinath, Chennai
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Steve Irwin was a real-life hero. His feats were real. One hopes animal hunters will take more precautions before embarking on dangerous stunts. Human life is priceless. S. Preethy, Madurai, T.N.
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Crocodiles will surely shed a real tear along with thousands around the world over Irwin's death. R. Janakiraman, Cheyyar, T.N.