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People Aren’t Having PETA’s Criticisms Of Steve Irwin
Animal rights organization PETA is facing backlash once again, this time for criticizing Google and their decision to honor the late Australian conservationist and television personality Steve Irwin with his own Google Doodle.
He was known as “The Crocodile Hunter,” but Steve Irwin wasn't exactly hunting crocodiles… he was saving them . He & his wife spent their honeymoon capturing crocodiles & the footage they shot became the pilot for #TheCrocodileHunter!#GoogleDoodle → https://t.co/z8PPgDaXfr pic.twitter.com/9BXTXP8bk3
— Google Doodles (@GoogleDoodles) February 22, 2019
PETA President Ingrid Newkirk issued in a statement about why the organization doesn’t approve of the tribute, saying:
“PETA must ask who commissioned these dangerous, hagiographic cartoons of a man who died while harassing a stingray, dangled his baby while feeding a crocodile, and ‘wrestled’ wild animals who were mi..