Robert Irwin is continuing his father’s legacy.
The adorable 12-year-old, who is the son of the late Steve Irwin, revealed that he’s planning to follow in the Crocodile Hunter’s footsteps during an appearance on the Australia Today show on Saturday.
Not only is Robert a spitting image of his dad, but he’s also a wildlife enthusiast. He co-hosts his own TV show, Wild But True, a wildlife series that has already earned him a KIDS EMMY award nomination.
“I’m keen to do everything he did,” said Robert, who was only two years old when his father tragically died.
With the help of his mother, Terri, and sister, 18-year-old Bindi, Robert hopes to “carry on where [Steve] left off.”
“My dad was the original wildlife warrior,” he dished. “He was the most incredible wildlife conservationist and every single day we strive to continue in his legacy.”
On Sept. 4, 2016, the 10 year anniversary of Steve’s death, Bindi took to social media to share a touching tribute.
“You’ll be my hero for my entire existence,” the Dancing With the Stars alum tweeted, alongside a sweet snap of the father-daughter duo. “I love you more than words can describe.”
Hear more on how the Irwin’s are preserving Steve’s legacy in the video below.
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