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The Crocodile Hunter is hosted by Steve Irwin and his wife Terri. They have a true love for animals and run a wildlife refuge that houses many of Australia

Animal Planet
2 Seasons, 24 Episodes
April 5, 1997
Documentary & Biography
Cast: Steve Irwin, Terri Irwin
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The Crocodile Hunter Full Episode Guide

  • This episode takes a look at the accomplishments of Steve and Terri Irwin. The infamous "Baby Bob incident" is explored in detail as Steve and Terri explain the events of that day.

  • Steve looks at the wildlife of Antarctica, including penguins, leopard seals and humpback whales.

  • A look at the 60 million year history of the crocodile.

  • Steve gives the viewers a look at the seven cameramen who have captured his encounters with wildlife throughout the years.

  • A trip to Sri Lanka, off the southern coast of India, finds Steve Irwin studying venomous snakes with help from rice-paddy farmers, tea plantation workers and buffalo herdsmen. Also: a look at Mugger crocodiles and angry elephants.

  • Steve Irwin works with the Mexican government to solve croc problems in the resort towns of Tampico and Cancun.

  • Steve observes the tiger sharks of Western Australia's Shark Bay. He helps to release a captive tiger shark back into the wild, and he hand feeds bull sharks.

  • A helicopter trip along Australia's Kimberly Coast includes crocodile encounters. Also: reef diving among sea snakes and sharks.

  • Steve, Terri and Bindi sail along the west coast of Australia in a luxury cruiser. Included: swimming with dolphins, seals and sharks. Also: a trip inland to observe wallabies and pythons.

  • Steve is the special guest of the Belize Zoo as they celebrate their 20th anniversary. He also travels up the Macal river to observe a controversial dam project; and tangles with a highly poisonous fer de lance snake while searching for Morelet crocodiles.

  • Eleven crocodiles must be relocated at the zoo, so Steve develops a new method to capture them. Also: a white crocodile is introduced at the zoo and proves to be aggressive towards a female.

  • Steve travels to Namibia, where he experiences close encounters with a variety of dangerous animals and plants, including a tree with inch-long poisonous spines, a feisty viper and a cranky cobra.

  • Remodeling at the zoo means Steve has to relocate some of the crocodiles, including a large pair named Graham and Bindi.

  • Steve and an Australian zoo team participate in a wildlife rescue mission staged in the wake of a war for independence in East Timor.

  • Falling in love with the orangutans of Sumatra, Steve helps in their rehabilitation process.

  • Steve journeys through the wilderness of New Guinea, moving through the mangroves of the coast, jungles, valleys, and mountains toward his destination: a rare equatorial glacier.

  • The sidewinder, a venomous snake of the Southwest U.S., is examined at an Air Force base in Arizona. Also: Steve flies in an F-16.

  • Deadly snakes of Africa include Egyptian cobras, boomslangs, carpet vipers and green mambas. Also: scorpions and chameleons.

  • Steve and Terri journey to the red desert at the heart of Australia. They examine venomous snakes, lizards and endangered mammals as they make their way to the world famous Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock.

  • Steve and Terri venture out to Cape York in Queensland, Australia, one of the most remote areas in the country. Among the creatures they spot are the Scrub Python, the Slately Grey Snake, feral pigs, a Rusty Monitor Goanna and the tree-jumping Canopy Goanna, the rarest goanna species in the world.

  • Steve comes face-to-face with a Komodo dragon, the world's largest lizard, on a remote Indonesian island.

  • The Irwins get snapped at by crocodiles, bitten by snakes and chased by furry things.

  • Steve and Terri show off their favorite crocodiles at Australia Zoo, including action shots of the biggest crocodiles eating pigs whole.

  • This episode contains clips from Steve's early crocodile captures as well as more recent wildlife encounters. His father Bob and his mother Lyn describe what it was like to raise the nature enthusiast.

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