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Old 01-02-04, 06:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Croc Hunter beats M. Jackson Baby balcony incident

Crikey, Steve Irwin's baby in a croc shocker

Crikey! Steve Irwin takes baby to crocodile feeding, draws Aussie ire - USA Today

'Crocodile Hunter' takes baby to feed crocs" - CNN
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Old 01-02-04, 07:03 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I stopped watching Croc Hunter about a year and a half ago because it's all schtich(spelling). He doesn't care about his animals, everything is for the "Show" His Zoo and now it looks like his 1 mo old is just a prop!!! Disgraceful
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I agree that this act was stupid, but i completely disagree when you say he doesnt care about his animals..his entire life revolves around them and he is so patioate about them it crazy...he cares tons for the animals..he doesnt think about his actions and thats the problem!
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I couldn't believe my eyes! The guys on glue.
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Got-to agree with bartman.
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Old 01-02-04, 08:15 PM   #6 (permalink)
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WTF, I used to love this guy, he always stressed how important it was to not stress the animal, and not put any one ELSE in danger other than himself. makes me question his ethics, is it me, or is everyone else turning into michael jackson?!?!?!
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with these reactions you all just prooved that this sort of stunt works.

i for 1 believe that stevo new what he was doing, the guy knows his animals and well so be it was stupid but the publicity dont hurt.
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OK . How about giveing Steve Credit. He took a Infant in to a croc padock and then preceeded to feed a big croc nothing he hasnt done before big deal. " IF '" it was only his life at risk. Now lets look at it from the Crocs point of view Nice snack in your arm Steve. How about I make a lunge you were not expecting and you trip and fall and drop the Neofood.

What Steve did was pure stupidity plain and simple. A million and one things could have gone wrong and the NEO would be croc snack. Just the one example I gave proves that. One slip and fall and Croc gets a freebie.
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I agree..i remember he went to feed a croc with a wounded hand and the croc went straight for it..imo i think its pretty much the same thing with the baby..the croc obviously notices weeknesses and that one hand is busy holding the kid..i love steeve but damn that was freakin dummbbbb..i dont even understand the point..its not like the baby is gonna remember!
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OMG! Who in their right mind, no matter HOW experienced would do such a stupid thing?!
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Well, I don't think anyone has a right to decide what is right or wrong in this case, except Steve and Terri. Why? How old was Steve when his father started taking him out on croc hunts? He too was a baby. No one pegged his father as being irresponsible. The only reason anyone cares is because he's a tv personanlity. And we all know how much people like to stir $hit up. Also, how often have we seen Bob and Tracy Barker herping on tv with thier kids? The older one always walks around flipping rocks, with god only knows what lurking underneath. These people live for the love of thier animals, and are instilling the love and value of reptiles in thier children, albeit at a very young age. However, these are the future role-players in the hobby we've come to love. Before condemning Steve (who has done so much) take a look at what you keep in your home around your kids and other pets. Almost anything can be a danger to a child, but if you are watching over them they will be safe. He was holding Bob quite safely, working with an animal he knows extremely well. It's nothing compared to what MJ did, because Steve was not intentionally trying to drop his child to his death. Keep that in mind before making a judgement. Just my two cents. Oh, and while I wouldn't do this myself, I do keep reptiles that many would consider harmful to kids and I plan to have my kids grow up around them.

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I can't believe someone would be that idiotic. He's all about the drama isn't he?
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The only mistake he made was doing it in public.

His parents raised him at the park, he caught his first venomous snake at FOUR years old, he was raised feeding crocs and wants to raise his two kids the same way. To us its wrong but to them its normal. The only mistake was doing it in front of the public.

I only HOPE any kids I get stuck with will have those opportunities.

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You guys shd also give him credits...he is very experienced and know what he is doing...i know it is dangerous but nothing happened so how can you prove it...i agree with him saying it is more dangerous packing your kid up and going outside...i agree with you guys too..he shd not do it in public..
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As a mother, there is no way that I would have done that.

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