R.I.P. Steve Irwin

Lots of tragedy in the world everyday, obviously.  And a lot of people will argue that it was only a matter of time, and he went out doing what he loved, and there are greater horrors to worry about.  And true.  Still, very sad at the news.

Couldn’t help but think of this sign at the Australia Zoo, warning people not to do any of the silly things that the owner might try:

Honestly, it never would have occurred to me to attempt to play catch with a crocodile, much less dangle my own legs toward it. 

Of course, it also never would have occurred to me to walk a wombat on a leash, either.

Walk the wombat

Unique place.  Unique life.  Guy made millions of people happy.  Not many can say that.  He’ll be missed.