Though it’s been 13 years since the tragic death of Australian conservationist and animal activist Steve Irwin his legacy continues.
This is, in large part, due to the efforts of his widow Terri Irwin and their children Bindi and Robert Irwin who have continued Irwin’s work of animal advocacy and work with the Australia Zoo.
Last year, Irwin was posthumously honored with a star on the Hollywood “Walk of Fame” and his family was in attendance at the unveiling wearing the same zookeeper uniforms that Irwin was famous for sporting.
Iíd say the last 2 weeks have been a glorious success and beautiful chapter in our lives. Dadís Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, The Tonight Show, our Steve Irwin Gala Dinner, opened the John Oliver Koala Chlamydia Ward at our Wildlife Hospital & Dancing With the Stars. ?? pic.twitter.com/fBhBSnbCOD
— Bindi Irwin (@BindiIrwin) May 9, 2018
In a ceremony in Los Angeles, Terri, Robert, and Bindi Irwin all spoke, expressing their gratitude for the honor and their hope that people will continue to follow Steve Irwin’s legacy of generosity and caring for the natural world and its creatures.
Bindi Irwin, in particular, praised those in attendance as “the most amazing wildlife warriors” and said “We try to continue Dad’s legacy each and every day. And we want to make sure that everything he lived and died for continues on into the future.”