Animal Planet Plans Tributes to Steve Irwin; Marathon Sunday

Animal Planet will have an all day Steve Irwin marathon on Sunday,k in addition to their other coverage ths week:

Wednesday, Sept. 6 through Friday, Sept. 8
6-7 p.m. ET/PT — The Crocodile Hunter: Steve’s Story and The Crocodile Hunter: Confessions of the Crocodile Hunter

Saturday, Sept. 9
6-7 p.m. ET/PT — The Crocodile Hunter: Steve’s Story
7-8 p.m. ET/PT — The Crocodile Hunter: Confessions of the Crocodile Hunter

Sunday, Sept. 10
12-1 p.m. ET/PT — The Crocodile Hunter: Confessions of the Crocodile Hunter
1-2 p.m. ET/PT — The Crocodile Hunter: Steve’s Story
2-3 p.m. ET/PT — Steve’s Greatest Crocodile Captures
3-4 p.m. ET/PT — Big Croc Diaries: Special Edition
4-5 p.m. ET/PT — They Shoot Crocodiles, Don’t They?
5-6 p.m. ET/PT — The Crocodile Hunter: Confessions of the Crocodile Hunter

Monday, Sept. 11
8-9 p.m. ET/PT — The Crocodile Hunter: Confessions of the Crocodile Hunter

Wildlife Warriors is accepting contributions to continue Irwin’s conservation efforts. Discovery Communications, Inc., which owns Animal Planet, will be renaming the garden space in front of their Silver Spring, Maryland headquarters to The Steve Irwin Memorial Garden.DCI has also announced the creation of the Steve Irwin Crocodile Hunter Fund:

DCI is planning to create the Steve Irwin Crocodile Hunter Fund, which it expects to affectionately call “The Crikey Fund.” The Fund will be established to honor Steve’s passion and exuberance for conservation and the animal kingdom and is expected to provide a way for people from across the globe to make contributions in Steve’s honor to support wildlife protection, education and conservation. The Fund will provide support to Steve’s Australia Zoo in Beewah, Australia, as well as educational support for his children, Bindi and Bob Irwin.

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