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Bindi Irwin and husband Chandler Powell are looking forward to their first baby!

In a post on Instagram on Tuesday, Irwin revealed their “Baby Wildlife Warrior” will be coming out in 2021.

“Chandler and I are proud to announce that we are looking forward to! It’s an honor to share this special moment with you,” she wrote. “Although you’re still in your first trimester, we really want you to be a part of our journey from the beginning of this new life chapter.”

She continued, “We can’t wait to get the news out because this beautiful little being has become the most important part of our lives. Your support means the world to the world. Please let me know your best advice and send good vibes and prayers to our little lover. Love and light. “

Thousands of 3.6 million Irwin followers entered the comments to share their excitement and congratulations. Powell shared a sweet message in the comments.

“You will become the coolest mother ever,” he wrote with a heart emoji.

Irwin replied: “We’re going to be parents. Still crying happy tears. I love you so much.”

In the photo, the animal-loving couple is seen wearing the Australian Zoo’s khaki uniform shirt while holding a baby-sized suit on the way.

Powell shared a similar photo on his Instagram on Tuesday.

“We’re going to be parents !! We have a baby Wildlife Warrior coming up in 2021. Becoming a father is the highlight of my life,” he captioned the image. “I can’t wait to embark on this adventure and new life chapter with my beautiful wife, @bindisueirwin. Bee, you’re going to be the best mother.”

Irwin’s mother, Terri, also joined the photo session, sharing pictures of her with the couple on Twitter Tuesday.

“This is the best day ever! I’m on the moon to announce that @BindiIrwin and @ chandlerpowell9 are coming soon!” she annotated the picture. “Words that cannot fully describe the love are filling my heart. I wish that Steve was here to share this beautiful moment, I know he will be proud.”

Irwin’s brother Robert also weighed in on “the best news ever” on Twitter.

“I am very happy for Bindi & Chandler to welcome a new member of the family,” he captioned a photo of the whole family. “I can’t believe I’m going to be an uncle! Exciting for this dazzling new chapter and all the exciting adventures ahead with a new little Wild Animal Warrior!”

Irwin, 22, and Powell, 23, were married at the Australian Zoo in March, hours before the Australian government enacted a curfew aimed at slowing the spread of coronavirus that would limit weddings to only five. .

She is the daughter of the late TV host and zoo manager Steve Irwin, who died in 2006 at the age of 44 due to a stingray attack while filming.

Bindi met Powell, a Florida native, in 2013 when he was visiting Australia for a windsurfing competition, he revealed in 2015 when Irwin joined the show “Dancing with the Stars”. Irwin gave him a tour of the Australian Zoo.

The couple got engaged on July 24, 2019 – where else? – at the Australian Zoo.

Contribution: Hannah Yasharoff, USA TODAY

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