Robert Irwin Smiles While Holding Baby Niece Grace Warrior, 3 Months: 'Uncle Life Is Just the Best'
Robert Irwin recently opened up about striving to be the "fun uncle" with his sister Bindi Irwin's baby daughter Grace Warrior
Robert Irwin can't get enough of his baby niece!
The 17-year-old Crikey! It's the Irwins star shared a pair of snapshots on Instagram Tuesday, in which he happily holds his sister Bindi Irwin's daughter Grace Warrior, 3 months. Robert and Grace both smile in the adorable family moments.
"Uncle life is just the best ☺️ Look at Grace's little smile!!!!" he captioned the post.
Robert told Entertainment Tonight last week all about his efforts to become the "fun uncle" with Grace, whom Bindi shares with her husband Chandler Powell: "I'm already trying to teach her how to play the guitar. It's one of my passions, so she'll always go to sleep when I play the guitar. She loves it. You know, I'm trying to be the fun Uncle Robert!"
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He added to ET of baby Grace, "She's at that age now where she's really reacting to things, you know, when she sees a new animal. We met a koala for the first time the other day and her little face, she was all kinds of sleepy, and she saw that koala and her face just lit up. The biggest smile, and it was amazing. I can already tell she is a wildlife warrior. And I cannot wait to just introduce her to everything zoo life."
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"I feel so honoured that I'll get to share all the amazing experiences that I had growing up in a zoo, and teach her about everything from rescuing wildlife to caring for our family of animals!" he added.
New mom Bindi, 22, recently discussed her excitement of wanting to focus on the "extraordinary" bond that she's already created with her newborn. "When we first got her home, it's as if she's always been with us," she told PEOPLE. "It's a really strange feeling when you can't remember what your life was like before this beautiful little person. I never knew love like this before."