Baby giraffe facts and what to expect from April the giraffe's newborn

10 April, 2017, 02:27 | Author: Joy Garcia

Animal Adventure Park says April the giraffe is showing "major movement and bulging of the belly" Sunday as thousands of people across the country continue to wait for her to deliver her calf.

"Her body/belly is much less beach balled, as the bulges have streamlined. Perhaps suggesting a new position of calf".

"We hope for launch sequence". "She's an experienced mom and a few hours later she delivered the calf safely onto soft straw as the rest of the herd, including her other young Kidepo and Millie, looked on".

YouTube briefly removed the live stream, then restored it - and a pregnant animal star was born.

Keep tabs on April's status on her official giraffe cam sponsored by Toys "R" Us and through Animal Adventure Park's Facebook page.

Here we are, a week later, and still no giraffe from April. "That whole process, from a calf being born to it taking its very first steps, is an incredibly special thing to see", Roffe added.

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"Well Giraffe Fans, here we are approaching another weekend without a giraffe calf..."

Animal Adventure Park has pledged to donate some of the money it raises from the April the Giraffe sponsorship, along with related merchandise it sells, to further giraffe conservation efforts around the world. All we've been told is that she could go into labor at any moment. For example, he said on Facebook that many live-streamers have been anxious about how long it takes for April to lower herself to sit down.

"She is still showing all the signs that she is nearly ready", said Dr. Tim. Is she giving birth anytime soon or has the zoo been teasing us as a way to make money? There is no reason for worry about her or the calf's health.

But without a newborn giraffe, some comments have taken a darker turn, with more than a few people wondering whether the pregnancy is a hoax. Patch explained that it's not very likely that you will be able to tell April's labor until you see an actual hoof begin to poke out of her rear-end.

Once the calf is born and the sex is determined, Animal Adventures will post a contest announcement on their social media platforms where you can submit your name suggestions.

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