Prince Charles Meets 'Crocodile Hunter' Steve Irwin's Family

Date April 9, 2018

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, have ventured to Australia in a royal tour. On Friday, Prince of Wales met some local Australian celebrities, who can be dubbed as Australian royals, the Irwin family.


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Bindi, Robert, and Terri Irwin are the family of a zookeeper and TV personality Steve Irwin, famously known as 'Crocodile Hunter', who died in 2006 after being pierced in the heart by a stingray while filming an underwater documentary film Ocean's Deadliest.


Steve’s wife and two kids met His Royal Highness on Lady Elliot Island in Queensland, Australia ahead of the meeting about coral resilience.


19-year-old Bindi shared a photo from the meeting on her Instagram account.

She captured it with:

Our family feels extremely privileged to have had the opportunity to meet with His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales and other dignitaries today at Lady Elliot Island. We joined together to discuss important methods to protect the largest living structure on Earth. The Great Barrier Reef. We must work together to make a difference and protect these sensitive ecosystems for the generations to come #RoyalVisitAustralia.

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Her younger brother, 14-year-old Robert, said that he felt “truly honored” to meet the British prince. He noted:

 It was great to speak about the conservation of this Wonder of the World with such a passionate and influential person.


Another reason for the royal visit to Australia is to help open the 2018 Commonwealth Games. The opening ceremonies were held earlier this week.

Along with the title of Defender of the Faith that Prince Charles said he will take when he becomes a king, he also pledged to dedicate himself to becoming the Defender of Nature.

In his book, Harmony, the Prince came up with a new term – ‘whole-istic’, which is created to emphasize how we need to be overhauled, from medicine and education to science, technology, and architecture.


So, there’s no better person to help protect The Great Barrier Reef than the future king of England.

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