Bindi Irwin gets married without guests

Bindi Irwin gets engaged on her 21st birthday

The 21-year-old got hitched Wednesday in Australia

Animal enthusiast Bindi Irwin got hitched Wednesday at a likely location during an unlikely time.

Irwin, 21, married Chandler Powell in a small ceremony at the Australia Zoo, without any guests in light of the threat of coronavirus.

The daughter of the late “Crocodile Hunter” star Steve Irwin shared a photo from her nuptials on Instagram and wrote a tribute to her new husband in the post.

She also addressed the timing of the wedding amid the widespread coronavirus pandemic in Australia and around the globe. Irwin’s ceremony took place hours before a new Australian mandate went into effect, which limits weddings to five people, including the couple, the witnesses and the celebrant, according to “Good Morning America.”

“This was a very difficult decision but important to keep everyone safe,” she wrote. “We wish all of our friends and family could have been there with us, however it’s lovely that we will be able to share photos and videos.”

Someone who appeared to be in attendance, according to their Instagram comment, responded to the post Wednesday. @robertirwinphotography said, “It was a truly incredible day and one of the most special moments of my life walking you down the aisle and watching you start your married life together. I love you both!”

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Irwin finished her loving tribute post with a message of good will and health to her more than 3 million followers.

“To everyone reading this - stay safe, social distance and remember LOVE WINS!”

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