Bindi Irwin Will Dance on 'DWTS' Season 21!

Bindi Irwin Will Dance on 'DWTS' Season 21!

Exciting news was just announced – Bindi Irwin will be competing on this fall’s season of Dancing With the Stars!

The 17-year-old wildlife conservationist made an appearance on Good Morning America on Monday (August 24) to talk about her role on the upcoming season.

“This is completely different to anything I have ever done in my life,” Bindi said. “I am used to wrangling crocodiles. I actually just got back from our annual crocodile research trip. About four days ago I was in far north Queensland catching crocs and now here I am in New York City, about to be in LA.”

“It’s all about having the courage and strength and, for me, it is something completely different but I hope that I am able to inspire others in their own lives to seize opportunity and to make a difference and just jump, take that leap, even if it terrifies you,” Bindi said.

“I just hope my dance partner, whoever it is, is very patient and likes animals, because you never know what I’m going to bring to rehearsal,” she added.

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