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02/17/2017 10:33 am ET | Updated 17 hours ago

Steve Irwin's Son Continues His Dad's Legacy On 'The Tonight Show'

Thirteen-year-old Robert Irwin has the same unbridled passion for animals as his father.

Things got a little wild on “The Tonight Show” Thursday night. 

Robert Irwin, the 13-year-old son of the late crocodile hunter Steve Irwin appeared on the late-night program and brought along a few of his animal friends, who delighted and at times unnerved host Jimmy Fallon

Listening to Irwin talk with his unbridled passion for wildlife, you could almost swear that it was his father who was on the show.

“It’s so cool to see you like this,” Fallon told his teen guest. “You’re actually your dad.”

Irwin, who said he grew up at Australia Zoo, called himself the “luckiest kid on planet Earth,” and tried to help Fallon get over his admitted fear of animals as he introduced the late-night host to an African dwarf crocodile, a screaming armadillo, a red-tailed boa constrictor and two adorable sloths.

 

 

CORRECTION: A previous version of this post claimed Irwin grew up at many of Australia zoo’s, however, he told Fallon he grew up at Australia Zoo. 

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