Bindi Irwin Announced As First Member Of Dancing With the Stars Season 21 Cast

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Aug. 24 2015, Published 1:17 p.m. ET

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The first Dancing With the Stars competitor is from down under! Bindi Irwin is set to compete one season 21 of the ABC competition.

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The 17-year-old daughter of Steve Irwin was announced as the first contestant on August 24 on Good Morning America’s Twitter.

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“And the first celebrity on the new season of @DancingABC... Bindi Irwin! #GMADancing,” GMA tweeted.

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Bindi’s partner has yet to be announced, but the season 21 professionals were announced last week.

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Irwin has taken an active role in her Crocodile Hunter father’s zoo, Australia Zoo, and remains an activist for animals and wildlife conservancy.

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Bindi’s dad was killed in September 2006 by a stingray barb while filming in Australia.

Dancing With the Stars premieres Monday, Sept. 14 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

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