Robert Irwin Celebrates His 17th Birthday With Emotional Throwback Video Of Dad Steve Irwin

It's hard to believe the youngest Irwin child is already 17 years old, but it's true!

Steve Irwin's son Robert has been doing an amazing job at keeping his father's legacy alive by working hard at the family zoo alongside his sister and mother.

Now, the teenager is celebrating his 17th birthday with an emotional throwback video featuring his dad.

It's crazy to think that it's been 14-years since the world lost beloved wildlife expert, Steve Irwin.

Steve's son Robert was just two years old at the time of his passing.

Now, in honor of his 17th birthday, Robert is sharing an emotional throwback video of himself and his dad.

Posting the video on Instagram, the teenager wrote: "Our lovely Australia Zoo crew made this beautiful video to celebrate my birthday, and it means the world to me."

"I am beyond honoured to continue my dad’s legacy and I hope more than anything that he would be proud."

He continued: "I want to thank you for all of your lovely birthday messages and thanks to all who joined us for the celebrations at Australia Zoo today. "

"Looking forward to seeing what this next year brings, in the last year of my childhood!" he concluded.

The sweet video shows baby Robert being carried by his dad into the zoo for the first time.

In addition to that footage, the video features voice clips from Steve explaining how important his children are to him and his legacy. Naturally, I bawled my eyes out the whole time.

This was truly such a thoughtful and beautiful gift!

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