Steve Irwin (1962 - 2006)
Steve Irwin was an Australian wildlife expert, conservationist and television personality who was famous for his series, “The Crocodile Hunter.” In addition to his role on television, he made many contributions to wildlife education and conservation. He ran an organization that that not only rescued and protected crocodiles, but also supported a number of animal-related charities. He once stated, "I consider myself a wildlife warrior. My mission is to save the world's endangered species."