Animal Adventure Park via AP
What is big, spotted and on the pill? April the giraffe.
An official at Animal Adventure Park, Harpursville, NY, has announced that the giraffe, which has gained publicity on the Internet, is introducing contraceptives on Friday and is no longer part of the park's breeding program. The 17-year-old mother of five will be entering the care of the elderly.
"She will continue to be a star in education and conservation initiatives," said Jordan Patch, the park's owner, and the april giraffe cam videos were viewed hundreds of millions of times together. According to YouTube statistics, April 2017 videos have seen 272 million views since February 2017.
The gestation period of giraffes can be about 15 months. Prior to the birth of their fifth calf in March, janitors saw months of interest in the park's YouTube channel in April.
It was named by the BBC as the most anticipated since then. Prince George appeared in 2013. "
On March 16, Azizi's youngest son, arrived with  Patch said the park's giraffe breeding program will continue, with park attendants replacing April with another woman, Johari, compared to April's former buddy, Oliver
April's senior status places her in the same area as two of her calves, Tajiri and Azizi.
"It's time for April to retire," Patch said.