Robert Irwin shares 'favourite photo' of his parents on what would have been their 29th anniversary

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Robert Irwin celebrated what would have been his parents 29th wedding anniversary with a sweet and funny photo of Terri and the late ‘Crocodile Hunter’ Steve.

On Friday, the young Wildlife Warrior, 17, shared a throwback photo of his mother and late father at their family’s zoo – Australia Zoo – in Beerwah, Queensland.

In the photo, Terri can be seen pushing Steve around in a wheelbarrow.

Special tribute: On Friday, Robert Irwin celebrated what would have been his parents 29th wedding anniversary with a sweet and funny photo of Terri and the late 'Crocodile Hunter' Steve

Special tribute: On Friday, Robert Irwin celebrated what would have been his parents 29th wedding anniversary with a sweet and funny photo of Terri and the late ‘Crocodile Hunter’ Steve

Steve – who tragically died after he was struck in the chest by sting ray in 2006 – was being wheeled around because he appeared to have injured his ankle that was bandaged and was holding on to crutches.

‘Happy anniversary, Mum and Dad,’ Robert wrote in the caption

The nature photographer cheekily added: ‘This is my favourite photo ever.’

'This is my favourite photo ever': He shared a throwback photo of his mother and late father at their family's zoo - Australia Zoo. Steve is pictured in a wheelbarrow being pushed around by Terri because he appeared to have injured his ankle that was bandaged and was holding on to crutches

‘This is my favourite photo ever’: He shared a throwback photo of his mother and late father at their family’s zoo – Australia Zoo. Steve is pictured in a wheelbarrow being pushed around by Terri because he appeared to have injured his ankle that was bandaged and was holding on to crutches

Keeping the memories alive: The 17-year-old nature photographer (pictured as a child with his father)  wrote in the caption: 'Happy anniversary, Mum and Dad'

Keeping the memories alive: The 17-year-old nature photographer (pictured as a child with his father)  wrote in the caption: ‘Happy anniversary, Mum and Dad’

Earlier in the day, his older sister Bindi shared her own heartfelt tribute to mark her parents’ special day.

The 22-year-old new mother shared a throwback picture of her late father Steve Irwin and mother Terri and called them ‘soulmates’.

‘Happy Anniversary to my sweetheart parents. Your love is the stuff of miracles,’ she wrote.

Heartfelt: Earlier, his older sister Bindi shared her own tribute to mark her parents' special day. The 22-year-old new mother (pictured with her daughter Grace) shared a throwback picture of her late father Steve Irwin and mother Terri and called them 'soulmates'

Heartfelt: Earlier, his older sister Bindi shared her own tribute to mark her parents’ special day. The 22-year-old new mother (pictured with her daughter Grace) shared a throwback picture of her late father Steve Irwin and mother Terri and called them ‘soulmates’

Sweet tribute: In the picture, the young animal-loving couple were all smiles as Terri cradled a baby goanna into her chest. Bindi wrote: 'Happy Anniversary to my sweetheart parents. Your love is the stuff of miracles'

Sweet tribute: In the picture, the young animal-loving couple were all smiles as Terri cradled a baby goanna into her chest. Bindi wrote: ‘Happy Anniversary to my sweetheart parents. Your love is the stuff of miracles’

In the picture, the young animal-loving couple were all smiles as Terri cradled a baby goanna into her chest. 

Steve and Terri tied the knot in 1992 in her home state of Oregon.

Steve died in September 2006 at the age of 44, after being pierced in the chest by a stingray barb while filming a wildlife documentary in Queensland. 

Emotional: In a new trailer for Crikey! It's a Baby!, Bindi broke down as she revealed her sadness over the fact her daughter Grace will never get to meet Steve

Emotional: In a new trailer for Crikey! It’s a Baby!, Bindi broke down as she revealed her sadness over the fact her daughter Grace will never get to meet Steve

Sharing stories:  'But I cannot wait to be able to tell beautiful Grace all of these stories about dad, and share with her what an amazing father he was,' she added

Sharing stories:  ‘But I cannot wait to be able to tell beautiful Grace all of these stories about dad, and share with her what an amazing father he was,’ she added

In a recent trailer for Crikey! It’s a Baby!, Bindi broke down in tears as she revealed her sadness over the fact her daughter Grace will never get to meet Steve. 

‘It’s hard knowing she’ll never get to actually meet him, and it’s devastating as I’ll never get to watch that connection,’ Bindi said tearfully. 

‘But I cannot wait to be able to tell beautiful Grace all of these stories about dad, and share with her what an amazing father he was.’

Gone too soon: Steve died in September 2006 at the age of 44, after being pierced in the chest by a stingray barb while filming a wildlife documentary in Queensland

Gone too soon: Steve died in September 2006 at the age of 44, after being pierced in the chest by a stingray barb while filming a wildlife documentary in Queensland 

An emotional Bindi added: ‘It’s going to be really special. It’s going to be really special for her to know him, and tell her about what an amazing man he was.’  

Through tears, she said that out of ‘everyone in the world’ Steve would have ‘loved Grace the most’.

‘But I think in a way he is still with us and his heart and soul live on in all of us. He’s never really gone,’ she continued.

Heartbreaking: 'It's hard knowing she'll never get to actually meet him, and it's devastating as I'll never get to watch that connection,' Bindi said tearfully on Crikey! It's a Baby!

Heartbreaking: ‘It’s hard knowing she’ll never get to actually meet him, and it’s devastating as I’ll never get to watch that connection,’ Bindi said tearfully on Crikey! It’s a Baby!

Bindi and her husband Chandler Powell welcomed daughter Grace Warrior Irwin Powell on March 25.

The baby was born on their first wedding anniversary.

Grace’s middle names are a tribute to Bindi’s late father Steve, who coined the term ‘Wildlife Warrior’ to promote his conservation efforts at Australia Zoo.

New addition: Bindi and her husband Chandler Powell welcomed daughter Grace Warrior Irwin Powell on March 25. The baby was born on their first wedding anniversary

New addition: Bindi and her husband Chandler Powell welcomed daughter Grace Warrior Irwin Powell on March 25. The baby was born on their first wedding anniversary

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