Steve Irwin’s legacy of animal conservation lives on, thanks to his wife and two kids. A new animal series, Crikey! It’s the Irwins, is set to premiere this fall, giving us all that up-close look at animal life with this animal-loving family that we’ve missed since Steve’s passing.
Terri Irwin and kids Bindi and Robert are all set to star in the new series for Animal Planet that will follow their lives as they work and live at Australia Zoo. The show will give fans a look at what daily life is like for them in their unusual home where they care for over 1,200 animals, as well as running a wildlife hospital. “It’s an amazing place to live,” Robert told PEOPLE. “Our alarm clock in the morning is the tigers roaring.”
Since Steve Irwin’s tragic death in 2006, his family has worked hard to continue his life-long conservation efforts. “We’re all about carrying on in our dad’s footsteps,” Bindi, 20, tells PEOPLE.
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This won’t be the first time in front of the camera for the Irwin kids. Besides appearing on their dad’s show, The Crocodile Hunter, both kids have also hosted their own shows on Discovery Kids.
Crikey! It’s the Irwins premieres Oct. 28 at 8 p.m. Eastern on Animal Planet.
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