Bindi and Robert Irwin paid tribute to their beloved father Steve Irwin Day.
On Sunday, the brother-sister duo took to Instagram, where they honored the late conservationists, marking an international event celebrating their lives and heritage.
“I think a lot about my father today and the impact he has had on our planet is inspiring an entire generation,” captioned Robert. A throwback snap in itself, Bindi and proud pontiffs.
“I think he’s such a wonderful father,” the 17-year-old continued. “Through the stories of my family and those who know them best, captured on camera for a lifetime, I will be able to remember the special time I had with Father.”
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“I still look to him every day and I miss him so much. This means the world to me and my family. We can have a day to celebrate to the world what he represents each year,” the wildlife photographer added.
So bendy Shared his post of conviction Everyone laughs as she catches Steve by the sea with her photo.
“Your legacy will last forever,” the 23-year-old wrote. “I’ve loved you for so long.”
Steve, who famously hosted the “Crocodile Hunter” internationally syndicated show, passed away on September 4, 2006. Stingray’s barbed wire pierced his heart as he was filming a documentary on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. He was 44 years old.
Bindi was only 8 years old when her father was killed.
In September, she was Wrote an emotional post With a photo of her 7-month-old daughter Grace Warrior now on Instagram.
“This sweetheart is watching her ‘grandfather crocodile’ on a projector in our camp at the Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve,” Bindi wrote. “She shines when she sees him on screen.”
“I want with all my heart that Dad can embrace my beautiful girl,” he shared. “It’s been 15 years since he passed away. Seeing Grace Warrior, the most special part of my life, I think he’s her protective angel now.”
In February, Bindi said And Steve was “over the moon” to have his first granddaughter.
“He was a good, good grandfather,” said the expectant mother at the time. “I think we’ve never seen our daughter. He was walking away to the zoo and it was perfect. But we were so happy to be able to introduce her to her. Grandpa through all the documentaries. It’s really special.”
Having said that in the past The Bump That her daughter’s name pays tribute to her father.
My father was the first person who coined the term “wildlife warrior,” Irwin explained. We are calling our daughter our Baby Wildlife Warrior. I know she is devising her own way to build our planet. Great place. “
The Associated Press contributed to this report.