(Gray News) – In April, the giraffe gave birth to a new calf that already stands on wobbly legs and runs.
The Animal Adventure Park at Harpursville, New York, announced that it was working on Saturday, much to the amazement of its enthusiastic followers.
The birth took less than two hours, and at its peak, 300,000 people turned on to watch the live stream on YouTube.
It can take as little as 30 minutes Up to 2 hours for a giraffe when the work begins.
The calf's sex is not known yet.
The mother licked the newborn while the park staff looked excited outside the animal's jar Two years ago, the 1
"We need chocolate," said Susan Sapp. On April, April, as the Animal Adventure Park shows on its Facebook page, seemed to have contractions and "urges."
The park, where April has lived since 2015, began the "Giraffe Watch 2019" on the last day of February.
On Thursday, the zoo tweeted that she was "deeply advanced" in the birthing process.
The anticipation aroused during The Birth of 2017, with hundreds of millions of people logging into the YouTube live stream over the weeks as they waited.
More than one million people watched the live feed when she was born in April this year.
Four calves were born in April according to the Animal Adventure Park. She loves carrots and painting.
There are approximately 90,000 giraffes in the wild. About 1,200 giraffes are in captive management programs, the park said.
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