April the Giraffe Gives Birth to Fifth Calf at Animal Adventure Park

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Just two years after giving birth to Tajiri  — the calf the world waited ever so patiently for — April is a mom again.

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The beloved giraffe gave birth on Saturday to her fifth calf at Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York. Tajiri’s dad Oliver the giraffe is also the new baby’s father.

On Saturday morning, Animal Adventure Park that April was in labor. Less than two hours later, around 12:40 p.m. ET, she gave birth as the park, which was also lived streamed on YouTube. The gender and name of the calf have not yet been revealed.

After April gave birth, the calf laid on the ground for several minutes before picking up its head and beginning to greet and interact with its mother.

 

Animal Adventure Park announced that April was pregnant again in July 2028.

 

At the end of February 2019, the park shared that they expected her to give birth before the end of March.  Good girl.

 

Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
Photographs are Courtesy:  AP
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