The Daily Treat: Bindi Irwin Has a Furry Birthday at the Australia Zoo

07/25/2013 at 11:10 AM EDT

Bindi Irwin 2013: 15th Birthday Party
Courtesy Australia Zoo
Most 15-year-olds have a few friends over for their birthday parties, but when you're Bindi Irwin, nothing short of a zoo-wide birthday bash – animals included! – will do.

Irwin, who turned 15 on July 24, spent the day at Queensland's Australia Zoo (where she lives with mom Terri and brother Robert, 9½) feeding crocodiles and cuddling koalas. The teen – daughter of the late "Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin – even received a zoo-shaped cake to mark her special day.

"So excited to be 15 today. I'm feeling blessed to be spending my birthday with my wonderful friends and family @AustraliaZoo," Irwin Tweeted, thanking fans for their wishes in a second message.

Irwin recently began an acting career, starring in 2013's TV movie Return to Nim's Island, and told PEOPLE last year that she hopes more roles come her way. But her first love is still carrying out her father's messages of animal care and conservation.



For now, though, the 15-year-old is likely relishing in the memories of her big zoo bash. We can't wait to see what her Sweet 16 celebration will be like!

Your Reaction

Follow Us

On Newsstands Now

Lupita Nyong'o: Most Beautiful!
  • Lupita Nyong'o: Most Beautiful!
  • Chelsea Clinton is Pregnant!
  • Exclusive Royal Tour Diary

Pick up your copy on newsstands

Click here for instant access to the Digital Magazine

blog comments powered by Disqus
Advertisement

From Our Partners

Watch It

Latest Photos

Stars and Their Pets

Gavin's Pooch Pick-Me-Up

From Our Partners



Sign up for our daily newsletter and other special offers.
    Choose your newsletters
Thank you for signing up! Your request may take up to one week to be processed.
    see all newsletters