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The Adorable Way Bindi Irwin's Little Brother Is Helping Her Prep for Dancing With the Stars

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The Adorable Way Bindi Irwin's Little Brother Is Helping Her Prep for Dancing With the Stars

Originally posted 08/27/2015 05:10PM

Bindi Irwin's family isn't known for their dancing skills, but that isn't stopping her younger brother, Robert, from offering help as she prepares to compete on season 21 of Dancing with the Stars.

"My brother Robert – he's 11 now – he sat me down the other day and very seriously told me, 'Bindi, I'm going to give you some tips for when it comes to dancing. I have some great ideas for you,' " the daughter of the late Steve Irwin says in the latest issue of PEOPLE. "I said, 'Okay. Thank you.' "

What came next was a lesson in moves like "the sprinkler."

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Bindi Irwin Says Dancing with the Stars Will Be 'More Terrifying Than Jumping on Top of a Crocodile'

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Bindi Irwin Says Dancing with the Stars Will Be 'More Terrifying Than Jumping on Top of a Crocodile'

Originally posted 08/27/2015 08:45AM

When it comes to things that scare Bindi Irwin, competing on Dancing with the Stars ranks higher than spending time with sharp-toothed wildlife.

"This is going to be more terrifying than jumping on top of a crocodile," Irwin, the daughter of the late Steve Irwin, says in the latest issue of PEOPLE. "Crocodiles, they are very special because they are modern-day dinosaurs. But I've kind of worked with them my whole life, whereas I've never danced before in my life."

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Bindi Irwin: How I'll Honor My Dad on Dancing with the Stars

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Bindi Irwin: How I'll Honor My Dad on Dancing with the Stars

Originally posted 08/26/2015 01:00PM

Bindi Irwin says she's "thrilled" to be competing on season 21 of Dancing with the Stars, but she's even more excited for the opportunity to pay tribute to her father, the late Steve Irwin.

"My dad will always be with me in spirit," the 17-year-old says in the latest issue of PEOPLE. "Embarking on this journey, I really want to make him as proud as possible."

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Bindi Irwin: Her Journey from Childhood Tragedy to Teen Role Model

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Bindi Irwin: Her Journey from Childhood Tragedy to Teen Role Model

Originally posted 08/24/2015 04:45PM

Bindi Irwin has found herself in many different spotlights since her father's unexpected death in 2007. In her 17 years, she's starred in award-winning children's shows and become an outspoken teenage leader. Now Irwin is gearing up for a new adventure on Dancing with the Stars.

"I am absolutely thrilled. I can't tell you how excited I am," she told PEOPLE about joining the show's season 21 roster. "I think that it is going to be a truly unbelievable new experience. I can't wait to see what is to come."

As we get ready to see what killer moves the wildlife conservationist will bring to the competition, we take a look back at her journey from a crocodile-befriending cutie to a confident, wise young woman.

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Bindi Irwin Is All Grown Up and Dating: 'There Is Someone Special in My Life'

Bindi Irwin Is All Grown Up and Dating: 'There Is Someone Special in My Life'

Originally posted 07/21/2015 02:45PM

Ah, young love!

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Bindi Irwin: Dating 'Is a Long Way Off'

Bindi Irwin: Dating 'Is a Long Way Off'

Originally posted 02/04/2015 07:35PM

"G'day," Bindi Irwin says brightly at the beginning of her PEOPLE interview, reinforcing every preconceived notion with just one word.

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PHOTO: See Bindi Irwin's Adorable Message to Her Brother

Bindi Irwin Calls Brother Robert 'My World' (PHOTO)

Originally posted 01/04/2015 02:35PM

Wildlife isn't the only thing that has captured Bindi Irwin's heart.

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Bindi Irwin on Coping after the Death of Her Dad, 'Crocodile Hunter' Steve Irwin

Bindi Irwin Opens Up About Her Late Father, 'Crocodile Hunter' Steve Irwin

Originally posted 07/26/2014 06:00PM

Bindi Irwin has many ways of remembering the dad she adored, late Australian wildlife expert Steve Irwin, who died in 2006 when she was 8.

There are the "Daddy DVDs" of his adventures as the host of the popular Animal Planet series The Crocodile Hunter, which her brother Robert, 10, "studies with such intensity," she says.

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Sweet 16: Bindi Irwin Is Driving! (PHOTO) | Bindi Irwin

Bindi Irwin Is 'Feeling So Good' After Getting Learner's Permit on 16th Birthday

Originally posted 07/24/2014 04:30PM

Now she's really a teenager.

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Cover Story First Look: Bindi Irwin on Following in Her Dad's Footsteps

Cover Story First Look: Bindi Irwin on Following in Her Dad's Footsteps

Originally posted 07/23/2014 11:00AM

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