Cue all crocodile tears.
On September 4, the 16th anniversary of the death of Steve Irwinthe crocodile hunter star daughter Bindy Irwin paid tribute to his father on social media and revealed his touching new nickname.
“Grandpa Crocodile, I know you would have been the most amazing grandpa because you were an extraordinary father.” she wrote on Instagram on September 4referring to her 17-month-old daughter Warrior Grace Irwin Powellwho shares with her husband chandlerpowell. “Thank you for being an amazing guardian angel to Grace.”
Along with the message, the 24-year-old shared a throwback photo of her and her father wearing matching headlights while proudly holding a baby alligator in her hands.
Just a few weeks earlier, Bindi shared a heartwarming video of Grace Warrior showing her own love for her maternal grandparents at the Australian Zoo.
“Tears in my eyes as I share this video,” he said. wrote on Instagram on August 25with a clip of the boy walking towards a mural with Steve, his wife Terri Irwin and a koala bear. “We call my mom and dad, Bunny and Grandpa Crocodile with Grace. She loves them (and the koalas) very much. On every walk through the zoo she looks for pictures of her grandparents and is beyond