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April the giraffe, still pregnant

April the giraffe, still pregnant”

April appears unconcerned about still being pregnant.

April has already given birth to three other calves, making this her fourth.

According to the park, April continued to ignore ignore her grain, zoned in and out of awareness, exhibited soft contraction indications and was even producing manure the size and consistency hinting of a birth - though not yet in "active labor".

These are all signs she will go into labor soon, the vets said, noting followers should not be anxious.

"We would be shocked to get through the weekend without our newest addition".

It was previously expected that she would give birth on April 1, which would have been a flawless April Fools' celebration. Millions of people have been tuning in to watch the giraffe give birth.

April has been with Animal Adventure Park since September 2015 and this is her first calf birth at the park.

"Today is not the day to stop watching", Animal Adventure Park owner Jordan Patch said Tuesday morning on Good Morning America. The average gestation period for a giraffe is 15 months, but April has been baking her baby in the oven for 17 months now, two months past her due date.

In the weeks since Animal Adventure Park launched its live giraffe cam, April the Giraffe has become a pop culture sensation.

A live stream of April attracted more than 258,000 people on Friday afternoon as the anticipation builds. Animal Adventure Park wrote on Facebook.

In a Facebook update on the evening of March 26, April's keepers described "increased calf activity in comparison to this morning and last evening", and reported the giraffe's appetite as "strong". "It is 15 months to 16 months work of buildup to an exciting moment", Patch said". A snow storm Friday night forced the zoo's giraffes to be kept in their indoor stalls, but temperatures were expected to climb into the 50s on Sunday. According to zoo officials, this will be your first line for updates from labor, to first steps, to first day outside, and more.

We are all beginning to wonder if this is a well-planned April Fools Day joke.

Jordan Patch, the owner of the private zoo in upstate NY that April calls home, maintains to Inside Edition that April's pregnancy is not a hoax.



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