Fifteen years later Steve IrwinAfter his sudden and tragic death, his family keeps finding new ways to keep his memory alive.
In a recent interview with The Bump, pregnant Bindi Irwin shared how her late father inspired her and her husband Chandler Powell to name their upcoming arrival Baby Wildlife Warrior.
“My father was the first to create the term ‘wildlife warrior’,” she explained. “Being a wildlife warrior means standing up and speaking for those who cannot speak for themselves. We have referred to our daughter as our baby wildlife warrior. I know in my heart that she will find her own way to be ours Making planets a planet better place. “
The baby isn’t the only Irwin with a specific nickname. Soon-to-be grandma Terri Irwin also picked out a special nickname for himself.
“My extraordinary mother is my best friend and I know she will be such an amazing grandmother,” enthused Bindi. “We spent a long time looking for grandma’s names that also had an animal connection. We decided that her name was ‘Bunny’.”