Is Bindi Irwin planning to borrow some moves from Britney Spears?

The young wildlife conservationist strikes a pose with a snake around her neck -- a la Britney's famous "Slave 4 U" VMA performance -- in the first photo of her a costume for "Dancing with the Stars."

The late Steve Irwin's 17-year-old daughter looks gorgeous in a sparkly bright pink mini with fringe, as she met partner Derek Hough for the first time earlier today. She paired the look with bedazzled green heels.

"Feeling extremely blessed to be working with @derekhough for this journey to come," she tweeted on Wednesday. "Ready to take on these next few weeks & work my heart out."

Check out this pic of her when she was just 2 -- not much has changed!


Hough also shared a message about Bindi on his Instagram page, along with a photo of the two at the zoo.

"Meet my new amazing partner @bindisueirwin. This girls [sic] energy and lust for life is incredible,"  he writes. "Her passion for wildlife is second to none. She's on a mission to make a difference on our planet and now it's my job to turn this Wildlife Warrior into a dancer. Let's go BINDI!!! #DWTS #dwtsallaccess #teamname?"

Irwin was one of the 13 cast members announced for the show's 21st season, which will also include Paula Deen, Kim Zolciak, Tamar Braxton and yes, even Gary Busey.

The new season kicks off September 14 -- and we think Bindi and Derek may be the ones to beat.

Find out the full cast in the gallery below!