There’s no mistaking he’s the son of the late wildlife warrior Steve Irwin. 

And on Friday, Robert Irwin had fans doing a double take after he shared a photo of himself holding a small crocodile.

The 16-year-old explained that the photo was taken during from the annual crocodile research trip to the Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve.  

Wow! Robert Irwin (pictured) had fans doing a double take after he shared a photo of himself holding a small crocodile

Alike! There's no mistaking Robert is the son of the late wildlife warrior Steve Irwin (pictured)

Spitting image: There’s no mistaking that Robert Irwin (left) is the son of the late wildlife warrior Steve Irwin (right)

‘This research was all started by Dad and to this day we still use the same methods of capture that he created,’ he captioned the post. 

‘Today we get to keep this vital work going, using state of the art solar tracking technology to learn even more about these amazing animals make sure Dad’s mission and passion for croc conservation continues!’ 

In the photograph Robert was clutching a small crocodile and his Australia Zoo uniform was covered in mud. 

Continuing his Dad's legacy: The 15-year-old explained that the photo was taken during from the annual crocodile research trip to the Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve

Continuing his Dad’s legacy: The 15-year-old explained that the photo was taken during from the annual crocodile research trip to the Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve

The wildlife photographer’s blonde locks were ruffled and he had a big grin on his face. 

Fans couldn’t believe how much the teenager looked like his late father Steve in the photo.   

‘Aw omg you look so much like Steve,’ one fan commented beneath Robert’s photo.

Double take: Fans couldn't believe how much the teenager looked like his late father Steve in the photo

Double take: Fans couldn’t believe how much the teenager looked like his late father Steve in the photo

Another wrote: ‘Starting to look like your father mate.’ 

A third echoed their statements commenting: ‘Like father, like son. How adorable can you get, Rob!’  

Steve died in September 2006 at the age of 44, after being pierced in the chest by a stingray barb while filming a wildlife documentary in Batt Reef, Queensland.  

Tragic loss: Steve (pictured) died in September 2006 at the age of 44, after being pierced in the chest by a stingray barb while filming a wildlife documentary in Batt Reef, Queensland

Tragic loss: Steve (pictured) died in September 2006 at the age of 44, after being pierced in the chest by a stingray barb while filming a wildlife documentary in Batt Reef, Queensland

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