April a giraffe: Zookeepers news ‘major movement’ and prominent of a belly

HARPURSVILLE, NY – We might be impending a commencement of a finish of a whole “when will Apr a giraffe give birth?” saga.


Sunday morning, Animal Adventure Park zookeepers pronounced there was “major transformation and prominent of a belly,” observant a left side of April’s swell “appeared to have a leg, joint, neck or something adhering out.”

Some of a “out of normal” function zoo keepers contend will boost as a birth nears will be Apr lifting any leg, a pinning of a ears, a bit of dazing off, and she will also be lifting her tail more.

April, a 15-year-old giraffe, will be giving birth to her fourth calf at Animal Adventure Park in Harpusville, NY.

Her calf will import around 150 pounds and be about 6-feet high during birth, according to Animal Adventure Park officials.

Zoo officials also stressed a significance of gripping an eye out for feign YouTube accounts seeking for donations on interest of a zoo. They pronounced final week some people had also combined GoFundMe accounts “requesting your support and also baby names.”

You can watch a livestream below: 

Things to know about Apr a giraffe: 

  • April has never mislaid a calf nor had a stillborn — that’s an peculiar rumor, according to zoo officials
  • Oliver, April’s mate, is 5-years-old and this is his initial calf
  • Movement in a hips, straightening of a neck and her stomach transformation are all signs Apr is carrying contractions
  • The front hooves will come out initial followed by a snout
  • Once a calf is born, Animal Adventure Park will reason a amicable media competition to name it 
  • Oliver might share space with April, though for brief periods. Bulls take no partial in rearing young
  • This is Animal Adventure’s initial giraffe calf

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