US Wildlife Park Will Officially End April the Giraffe's Live Stream on Friday

16:06  21 april  2017
16:06  21 april  2017 Source:   People

April the Giraffe is going into labor

  April the Giraffe is going into labor April the giraffe is finally going into labor. Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, N.Y., went live on Facebook Saturday morning to say the labor alert has gone out and the zoo's team is assembling to assist in the birth. The livestream of the giraffe's stall shows what appears to be two baby hooves sticking out of April's backside, one of the biggest indicators that birth is imminent.April has been pregnant for about 16 months and for weeks people have been on the edge of their seats watching the zoo's livestream, wondering when she'd finally go into labor.

On Thursday, Animal Adventure Park announced the date and time when April the Giraffe ’ s live stream will officially end . “ Giraffe Cam will go dark Friday at 4:30 pm eastern. We will all be there to say goodbye,” the wildlife park wrote in the post.

APRIL the giraffe is almost ready to give birth at the Animal Adventure Park in upstate New York. Here are the latest updates and a live stream of April ’ s YouTube cam feed. 10.42am GMT: The Animal Adventure Park gave an update on April the Giraffe after she had a "busy day" on Friday .

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Savor these final moments, April fanatics.

He's how tall? Birth stats out for April the giraffe's calf

  He's how tall? Birth stats out for April the giraffe's calf April the giraffe's calf is nursing strongly and his mother is recovering "perfectly," said officials with Animal Adventure Park on Sunday after a morning veterinarian check with the newborn.April gave birth to a healthy male calf Saturday at the privately owned Animal Adventure Park before an online audience of more than a million viewers.The 15-year-old giraffe delivered her calf shortly before 10 a.m. EDT in an enclosed pen at the zoo in Harpursville, a rural upstate village about 130 miles (209 kilometers) northwest of New York City.The calf weighs in at 129 pounds (58.5 kilograms) and stands 5 feet 9 inches tall (1.75 meters).

Patrick lived at Ballarat Wildlife Park for his entire life , arriving at the park after his mother was hit by a car. 5 Wildlife Park Will Officially End April the Giraffe ' s Live Stream on Friday .

Animal Adventure Park is ending their livestream of April the Giraffe a few days early thanks to an injury the giraffe sustained. People Magazine says that zoo always planned on ending the live stream about a week after April ’ s calf was born, so it isn’t shutting down that much sooner than they

On Thursday, Animal Adventure Park announced the date and time when April the Giraffe's live stream will officially end.

"Giraffe Cam will go dark Friday at 4:30 pm eastern. We will all be there to say goodbye," the wildlife park wrote in the post.

This marks the end of a months-long journey, where millions of animal lovers kept a watchful eye on the pregnant giraffe, who is now a proud mom.

For those still aching for more April updates, Animal Adventure Park has your back. The zoo will announce how it will keep the public updated on April and her son in the coming week. For now, you can subscribe to text alerts to stay in the know and get photos sent straight to your phone.

You can also keep connected to the calf by voting for his name. Right now, front runners include Apollo, Patches, Peter and Noah.

This article was originally published on PEOPLE.com

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