Steve Irwin otherwise known as The Crocodile Hunter was one of the most popular celebrities of his time. He was charismatic, caring, down-to-earth and endlessly interesting, and while his untimely death shocked and saddened millions, his family has carried on his legacy. His wife Terri, along with their two children Bindi and Robert, have become just as inspiring and proactive when it comes to conservation and educating others on nature and wildlife . It is really hard not to like the entire Irwin family, and as Robert and Bindi get older and help expand their dad’s legacy, here are 12 things you didn’t know about the impressive family:
12. Terri’s Background
Terri Raines was born in Oregon where her parents instilled in her a love for animals and their well-being at a very young age. By her early 20’s Terri was helping to run her family’s construction business while also working at a nearby emergency veterinary hospital and operating a wildlife rehabilitation program called Cougar Country. It isn’t surprising to see why Terri and Steve bonded so quickly once they met — their love for animals grew into their love for each other!