Giraffe watch: Distracted April's rear end shows 'significant' bulging
Apr 07, 2017, 02:10
Meanwhile, the world waits for April the pregnant giraffe to give birth in upstate NY.
On Monday, they are one of the hottest pages on Facebook, growing almost 3,000 percent.
Sunday morning morning, keepers reported "increased discharge, continued lack of interest in food, full udders". Whalen said the park also has received separate donations, but she said she didn't know how much.
Once the calf is born, we will have a contest to name it. Giraffes might also require a restraint device (GRD) to keep them still during tests like ultrasounds.
Keepers at the park said Thursday morning that there was a "significant change" in the shape of the April's belly. On a daily basis there's roughly 175,000 to 240,000 viewers watching April at any given time. On Friday, they were startled by a momentary webcam breakdown, and at least 2,000 April fans sent emails to the park alerting staff to the disconnect.
She is said to have delivered her youngster smoothly following a four-hour labour bringing an end to her 15-month pregnancy.
The Animal Adventure Park set up a GoFundMe account for those wishing to donate to help out the giraffe "family fund".
The world is watching the live stream and waiting for April the giraffe to share her stall with her giraffe baby, but what happens after April gives birth? A zookeeper in England is claiming this might be the case after their own giraffe, Orla, just gave birth to a calf at Chester Zoo.
"She was very "with it, ' but then became very distracted and as [the zookeeper] put it, 'would have walked right through me, '" the zoo wrote".
Giraffes are pregnant for 15 months "give or take 60 days", the park veterinarian has said, and April's fourth pregnancy seems to be both giving and taking the 60 days. There's no way of nailing down an exact due date, but the park first predicted it would've been around the February 10, 2017 time frame - when they launched the live cam.
The videos were initially cut short as people flagged them as "sexually explicit".
The little giraffe won't be all that little. Patch blamed "a handful of extremists and animal rights activists" for the interruption.
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