Steve Irwin’s Family Fulfills His Wish To Open An Elephant Hospital In Indonesia

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Steve Irwin’s Family Fulfills His Wish To Open An Elephant Hospital In Indonesia
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The Irwin family has come a long way.

Who can forget the glory days of Steve Irwin running after crocodiles and catching them with his bare hands in the famed wildlife documentary, 'The Crocodile Hunter'?

It has been 13 years since Irwin died after being pierced in the chest by a stingray barb while filming in Australia's Great Barrier Reef for an underwater documentary.

Nevertheless, his legacy and dreams were continued by his remaining family.

We miss you, Steve.
While, his wife, Terri Irwin, together with her their children, Bindi Irwin and Robert Irwin continued his legacy with conservation works, they also recently fulfilled one of his most cherished dreams: opening an elephant hospital in Indonesia.

"We just finished one of his greatest goals which was to open an elephant hospital in Indonesia.

"In Sumatra, when elephants step on a landmine or they get caught in a snare there was no hospital to treat them, and we now have just opened an elephant hospital, so it's pretty special."

"These are the things we talk about and it's so important to continue his mission,” Terri told BuzzFeed News.

The children are all grown up!
The matter was also confirmed by Australia Zoo staff Luke Reavley, who told the media outlet that they had helped construct a hospital and staff accommodation to assist the critically endangered Sumatran elephants.

What a great way to let his name live on. We need more animal conservationists like this family here too!

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