Ironic eBay auction of the day: Steve Irwin's signed stingray

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Okay, so your view on this auction will be influenced by how cynically you view the notion that some time before his untimely death at the hands (well, barb) of a stingray, Steve Irwin had actually signed a plush stingray toy. Yet that’s the tale of this auction, found by Bayraider. If true, the irony of it is enough to make you weep. If a con, the seller deserves to be fed to the crocs. Either way, they want at least $1,500 for it.

Also today on Bayraider: a pair of Calvin Klein pants signed by Calvin himself (hopefully he won’t now die in a bizarre underwear-related accident), and Glenn Close’s Oscar-night dress, which looks like something a Tron extra might wear.

Stuart Dredge