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The crocodile hunter hosted by Steve Irwin, from 1996 to 2006 provided wildlife lovers the most fascinating scenes of the most deadliest creatures. It became the world’s famous show and all gratitude goes to Steve Irwin who possessed the passion for wildlife and it’s preservation. He had an immense energy and enthusiasm which was often contagious to the viewers who were watching the show at home. This made Steve earn household name. the series success brought much opportunities for Steve and made him expand his brand name into an empire. A large impact on the world could be seen via his work, and during filming on a certain location a tragedy struck him unexpectedly. He tragically lost his life when an unexpected attack came from a sea animal, Stingray, which was supposed to swim away but instead it’s attack proved to be fatal for Irwin. It was quite surprising for his followers and they showered their support and love for him and his family. There have been many details that have been roaming around regarding the death of Irwin, the facts below are gathered for you to put some spot light on the events that lead to that unfortunate day. He proved to be an inspiration for many and left the inspirations to find improvements in the current world scenarios and his research has benefited the wildlife to this day as well.

1. Getting a footage for his daughter’s show:

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Filming on various locations provides the performers some extra time to kill with any activity they prefer to do. Steve was a busy man and he had many projects to manage at the same time. While he was in Australia, he decided to use maximum of his time. He was taking part in the documentary named Ocean’s Deadliest when the whether wasn’t suitable to continue filming. With some extra time to pass he decided to jump into the water to get some new data for his daughter’s series, Bindi the jungle girl. Unfortunately this became his last of decisions and cost him his life. The show aired 31 episodes in which Steve appeared in several episodes, even after his death few episodes carried his presence.

2. Stingray’s aggressive behavior:

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It is one of the most disturbing facts regarding the death of Steve that not only he dies doing something he loved but also that he was killed by an animal in a much brutal way. Most people only know the little part of his death, that he was killed by a stingray but how badly he died only few knows. According to his cameraman Steve was stabbed by Stingray hundred times in the matter of only few seconds. In one of the interview the cameraman talks about how Steve himself removed the stingray’s barb before his death. Later he also negate what he said which has raised many questions and confusions that may be his death was also staged by some conspiracy as has been of many celebrities.

3. Some believe he could have been saved:

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The statement put up by his cameraman about the stingray’s barb is in contradiction with the statement from his doctor, Dr. Gabe Mirkin, who says that e could have survived the fatal stabbing of the stingray. Moreover he says that Steve’s decision of removing the barb is what have caused his death. Regardless of many facts of scenarios that have happened that day, the world had lost a pop culture that day. A wife had to loose her husband and children their father but the even still leave people in shock and they are still felt around the world.

4. He was under influence:

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People who choose wildlife as their career have to deal a lot of patience and concentrations and determination, as it puts them in much difficult positions in which they have to keep a sharp mind.  Steve Irwin in his series was to defy death many times, being bitten by many creatures and had to face danger at  many occasions. He took part in many dangerous tasks and it would be hand to swallow that Steve would be so foolish enough that he would do his job while under influence of something. A source claims that he was under the influence of mushrooms during the time he was filming with stingray.

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5. His last words:

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It was quite a normal day for everyone and just to kill some free time Steve dived into the ocean to get some good shots for his TV show. According to his friend and the cameraman Justin Lyons, when he was trying to help Steve after the deadly attack by stingray, he was trying to calm him and was asking him to think of his kids and wife while he was still fighting for his life. It was during this time that he said his last words to his friend. “I am dying” these were the hard words that run down the spine of Lyons and stayed in his mind till this day. Losing a friend is the hardest ting of all and watching him die in your arms is the most wrecking thing ever.

6. His toxinologist blamed himself for years:

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It was almost impossible to save Steve’s life, said his advisor and toxinologist Dr. Jamie Seymour. The experts on the location did their best to save his life but it was not a fortunate day for him. Dr. Jamie blamed himself for decades and he himself said that, the incident had left negative impact on his life and he was on the verge of quitting his job. Instead he made Steve his inspiration and continued his work in the field. this might be the best way to overcome grief.

7. He was planning to have a third child:

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It was quite usual to see Irwin and his family working on various projects. The family had an immense love for wildlife and it could be clearly seen in what they do. The viewers admired them working all together for one common cause. Terri Irwin his wife revealed in a interview, That she and Steve were planning to have a third child but unfortunately it remained a dream only. Moreover she also mentioned that their two children have provided much love and joy in her life.

8. Frustrations on local wildlife:

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Steve had many fan following and they were quite devastated on his sudden death and took some horrible measures to vent their frustrations. People have the capacity to get completely involved in the life of celebrities and when something bad happens to them, they let their dark sides out in open. After the death of Steve Irwin there have been reports on how the locals took out their frustrations on local wildlife in Australia. Many incidents were reported where people killed those stingrays and their tails were cut of in order to make a statement. This was the most horrifying act staged on the wildlife.

9. The footage will never be open to public:

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Soon after the death of Irwin the internet was filled with the people who were trying to find the truth to the incident, as internet was a breeding ground of any distribution of such occasions. Fortunately the video of attack was no where to be found and t has been rumored that the footage has been deliberately destroyed so it may not be appeared to local public.

10. The interview:

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Lyon’s interview gave the first hand information about the death of Steve Irwin. Unfortunately no everyone was happy with the length of explanations given in the interview. Though it was supposed to be quite therapeutic for Lyons, other people felt that he should have restrained from giving too much information about the incident.

11. Croc One:

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Steve and his family have spent a lot of years in Australia zoo and the teachings and ideas he left behind can still be seen to this day. Among many things that fans want to see, to have a closer look in Steve’s life, Croc One is usually the number one on the list. It is the ship designed by Steve himself, and used by him when he was filming or doing his research. This was the very ship in which he was traveling when the unfortunate incident happened. Till this day it is being used for many research purposes.

12. The MY Steve Irwin:

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If a celebrity have a great impact on public that is large enough, memorials and murals are built around the world. Similarly in Netherlands a ship is named after Steve Irwin by some die hearted fan of his. Irwin was much active in wildlife and saving them, it is great to see that the ship that is used for anti-whaling and stop illegal fishing practices in named in the honor of Steve.

13. The letter to his parents:

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It is quite touching when you find something left by your loved ones after their demise and it evokes many emotions in you, no matter how long it has been. After a decade Steve’s parents discovered a letter sent by him when he was quite young. They have disclosed the letter to media, in the letter he thanked his parents for the efforts they have putted in him to raise him to be a kind and good man.

14. An asteroid was named in his honor

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While Steve getting a ship named after him, an asteroid in outer space has been named after the crocodile hunter Steve Irwin’s catch phrase “Crickey”. 57567 Crickey is the name of the asteroid that got its namesake from Steve, in order to pay him the tribute.

15. The push to have him on currency:

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Those people who have made a significant impact on their country will often be featured on the currency. In 2016 a petition started to get Steve’s face on the currency on Australian 100$ bill.  Many people were in favor too, and before his death his face appeared on the coin for limited time in order to recognize him as an inspirational Australian.

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Here Are 13 False Pregnancy Myths to Help All Mothers-to-Be

There are many myths and misconceptions attached to pregnancy. Here are some of the most commonly believed in myths and reasons why they are not true:

1. Wide Hips Can Make Childbirth Easier:

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When people talk about wide hips in the context of childbirth they are usually referring to a wider ilium. However, the distance between the iliac crests and the size of the birth canal are totally unrelated. During childbirth, it is the hole in the middle of the pelvic bone that counts and it can be big or small irrelevant of the size of the hips.

2. The Size And Shape Of The Belly Can Tell Whether It’s A Boy Or A Girl:

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Most people try to guess the gender of the baby by looking at the shape of a pregnant woman’s belly. Although it will make things quite easier if it were true but it is not. The size and shape of the belly are affected by the size of the fetus and its position in the womb.

3. Frequent Ultrasounds Are Unsafe For The Baby:

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There is no scientific backing to the myth that getting an ultrasound could harm a mother or her unborn child. People often confuse ultrasound with radiation. Ultrasound is just high-frequency sound waves which produce an image on the screen after bouncing off of the fetus and are safe.

4. It’s Bad For The Baby To Lie On Your Stomach:

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The baby is well protected inside the muscular uterus and lying on the stomach would not harm it, as long as it feels comfortable.

5. Running While Pregnant Is Bad:Image result for pregnant woman running shutterstock

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Becoming pregnant does not mean you should give up running. As long as you have a safe pregnancy and your doctor gives you a go ahead, it is completely fine for you to continue running.

6. Morning Sickness Only Happens In The Morning And During The First Trimester:Image result for morning sickness shutterstock

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Majority of the pregnant women suffering from nausea but only a small percentage of it suffer it in the morning. It can be an all day thing and while for most women it does end after the first trimester for some it can go on until the time of delivery.

7. Lifting Your Arms Above Your Head Could Strangle The Baby:Image result

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Lifting your arms around your head cannot cause the umbilical cord to wrap around your baby’s neck. In fact, none of your movements can have an effect on the position of the umbilical cord and a lot of babies are born with the umbilical cord wound around their neck and is easily removed by the doctor.

8. You Would Have To Get Rid Of Your Cat:

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Cats can be the carrier of a rare birth defect causing disease called toxoplasmosis. However, this does not mean you have to say goodbye to your pet as soon as you get pregnant. It is recommended to avoid cleaning the litter box and if you do not have anyone to do it for you wear gloves while doing it and immediately wash your hands afterwards.

9. Pregnancy Is The Best Time Of The Life For All Women:

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The general conception goes round that being pregnant is the happiest time in a woman’s life. In reality, many pregnant can feel stressed, afraid and general feelings of unhappiness. A small percentage of women even suffer from symptoms of depression. This can happen due to the changing hormones in a woman’s body which ultimately affect the brain and mood center. If a woman experiences depressive symptoms it should be treated as it can have adverse effects on the health of the mother and baby.

10. It Is Okay To Drink Once In A While:

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When you drink alcohol while pregnant, so does your baby as it can pass freely through the placenta. This can increase the baby being born with some physical or mental birth defect. While it is hard to determine the safe amount of alcohol that can be consumed without harming the baby it is best to stay away from alcohol altogether during the course of pregnancy.

11. You Lose All Your Pregnancy Weight During The Delivery:

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The extra pregnancy weight gain is due to the amalgamation of the weight of the baby, placenta, breasts, the increased volumes of blood and body fluid in the body and some extra fat. While the weight of the baby, placenta and amniotic fluid is immediately lost after the delivery, it takes a couple of weeks to lose the weight gained by fluid and also fat depending on how much you gained.

12. A C-section Is The Easy Way Out:Image result

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When it comes to delivery there is no easy way out. Many pregnant women believe that a C-section is the less painful and safer way of delivery. However, in reality, a c section could be pretty painful as well the only difference is you feel the pain after the baby had been born, unlike the vaginal birth. It can also pose complications later and is only recommended by doctors when the benefits outweigh the dangers.

13. The Fetus Is Unaffected By The Outside Events:

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For a long time, it was believed that babies are born oblivious to their outside environment. In truth, babies can hear sounds and recognize their mother’s voice while inside the womb. They are also able to detect light and taste the food by licking the placental wall.

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Here Are 24 Tweets That Prove Pets Change Lives for the Better

Pets are amazing. They can easily become your best friend and these hilarious tweets prove that there is never a dull moment with them:

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Doesn’t looking at these make you want to get a pet.

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People Had Varying Opinions on This Artist Impression of “Realistically Proportioned Disney Princesses” and We Thought You Should Be Able To Form Your Own.

People’s opinions around the world often vary because of the different circumstances they live in. And living in a world with so many different kinds of people often means that they’ll conflict on matters from time to time. Something similar happened when an artist posted a picture of a what he thought “Realistically proportioned” Disney princesses would look like.

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The following comments followed and one woman, in particular, had a strong response,

 

several people seemed to agree with her,

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Other people soon started appearing in the comments box with their own opinions, an artist gave his expert opinion,

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This commenter made us all aware that Disney had been wrong in several respects,

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People continued discussing what body acceptance really was;

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Tell us what you think about the realistically proportioned Disney princesses in the comments!

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