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Bindi Irwin Pays Tribute To Steve Irwin On His Birthday

The Crocodile Hunter would have turned 55 on February 22.

23/02/2017 9:21 AM AEDT | Updated 24/02/2017 8:46 AM AEDT

Actress and conservationist Bindi Irwin has marked her father's birthday on social media with a simple yet heartfelt Instagram post. Steve Irwin would have turned 55-years-old on the 22nd February.

The 18-year-old posted a photo of the late Steve Irwin face-to-face with a cockatoo, captioned: "Always in our hearts."

Always in our hearts.

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Bindi was eight years old when a stingray barb killed her father while he was shooting a documentary in 2006.

Last week, Robert Irwin made a rave debut appearance on "The Tonight Show" where he introduced (slightly terrified) host Jimmy Fallon to a range of critters. Robert talked of his upbringing at Australia Zoo and called himself the "luckiest kid on planet Earth".

"It's so cool to see you like this," Fallon told his guest. "You're actually your dad."

Take a look at some more touching tributes for The Crocodile Hunter on his birthday:



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