'Crocodile Hunter' Irwin killed by stingray while diving
CAIRNS, Australia -- Steve Irwin, the hugely popular Australian television personality and conservationist known as the "Crocodile Hunter," was killed Monday by a stingray while filming off the Great Barrier Reef. He was 44.
Irwin was at Batt Reef, off the remote coast of northeastern
Queensland state, shooting a segment for a series called "Ocean's
Deadliest" when he swam too close to one of the animals, which
have a poisonous barb on their tails, his friend and colleague ...
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