Robert Irwin has shocked fans by posting a photo of his 'emergency surgery' to social media.
Sharing to his Instagram account, Robert posted a picture of himself in a hospital bed linked up to various drips and IV's.
He captioned the image: 'Kicking off the new year with emergency surgery. I’m recovering well and feeling so much better without my pesky appendix! 😂'
The 14-year-old son of the late Steve Irwin didn't give much away, expect that he had to have his appendix removed.
His followers were quick to flood the image with well-wishes.
'Wishing you a speedy recovery!! ❤️🛌🥣🍦💤😊' one wrote.
Another added, 'Glad you are recovering well. Praying that it continues to heal properly.'
Wishing Robert a speedy recovery!