The Irwin family was hit hard when they were forced to shut Australia Zoo for 78 days amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Despite having limited income during the time, the family still had to pay $400,000 a week on staff wages and close to $80,000 on food for the zoo’s animals.

While they were eligible for government assistance – which essentially saved the zoo – they had to think of other ways they could attain an income.

The answer? Robert Irwin!

Find out how Robert managed to bring in $40,000 a week:

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