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Parents' Guide to

The Crocodile Hunter

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

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Be careful with dangerous reptiles

Parents need to know that the late Steve Irwin features close-ups on crocodiles, snakes, and other carnivorous reptiles. The Australian hunter had a tendency to get into the animal's faces, which is a concern for parents of children who may imitate Irwin's behavior. The hunter gives out fun facts about Australian crocodiles and how quick they are to react towards intruders. Note: Irwin was killed during production of “Oceans Deadliest” when he was stabbed numerous times by a wild stingray.

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The Crocodile Hunter is great for kids who love animal facts, and the ick factor no doubt will add to the fun for some. But parents take note -- Steve often pokes, prods, and pulls at the animals to capture them or prompt some sort of reaction, so kids might need a reminder to not do the same to the creatures they meet.

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