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Australia Zoo
 

There is in Australia in almost each cities zoos where are seen the native animals from the continent of Australia. But the Australia Zoo known under this name is located in Queensland. Known as the crocodile hunter, Steve Irwin was the owner of the zoo, which was opened by his parent Bob and Lyn Irwin. The Australia Zoo was opened in 1970; the main attractions of the zoo are the crocodiles. Unfortunately Steve Irwin died in September 2006 while snorkelling at the Great Barrier Reef where he was pierced in the chest by a stingray. The whole event was caught on camera and it seemed that the stingray was probably threatened. The wildlife documentary The Crocodile Hunter made Steve Irwin and the zoo very popular. The Australia Zoo was called Beerwah Reptile Park when it first opened. The main attraction of the zoo are crocodiles and the live crocodile feedings, but there are also other Australian animals, as koalas, wombats, snakes and other animals from the world as tigers, komodo dragons, elephants and a large variety of birds. Terri Irwin the widow of Steve Irwin now owes and manage the Australia Zoo.
 

 

 

 

 

 

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