Months to Reach Perfection: April's Baby Giraffe Takes Us to New Heights

Adorable Zoo Babies April the Giraffe's Calf

"Oliver is quite interested in the calf; much more than we anticipated", the zoo said on Facebook. "Mom is doing phenomenally, and Dad is very interested in the calf which is a positive", said Patch.

And the work isn't over, as Animal Adventure is set to open in less than a month. Votes are $1 each, with a minimum of five votes.

In the meantime, the park is hosting a contest to name April's baby.

As noted by Animal Adventure Park, the funds that will be generated by the poll will be allotted to the Giraffe Conservation Foundation; Ava's Little Heroes, a charity campaign for children with epilepsy; and the rehabilitation and improvement of Animal Adventure Park. After the 10-day name submission period, around April 25, the zoo will announce the top 10 most popular names.

On Monday, April injured her leg.

"We are well aware, long before the first email, that April had a small twist of her leg today which has her favoring it", the zoo said in a Facebook post. Newborn giraffes generally weigh about 150 pounds (68.04 kilograms) and are about 6 feet (1.83 meters) tall at birth.

Almost two months after thousands started tuning into April The Giraffe's live stream, the gorgeous animal at Animal Adventure Park in NY finally gave birth on April 15.

After weeks of watching April's every move, the live streaming giraffe camera is about to be taken down.

"All is well", the caption read.

April the giraffe gave birth to the calf at about 10 a.m. on Saturday, after the zoo monitored her pregnancy via an online stream beginning in February.

HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) - The long-awaited arrival of April the giraffe's baby has made Animal Adventure Park the second most live-viewed channel in YouTube's history.

But April, who was clearly still rather hormonal just two days after giving birth, wasn't having a bar of it.

Patch called the birth "unnerving" to watch. Fans can vote on any name they choose, including the spelling for the first part of the campaign.

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