This Giraffe Is About to Have a Baby Via Livestream and the Internet Can’t Handle It
April is like most expectant mothers. She’s been showing off her adorable baby bump, she’s nesting her heart out, and her fella, Oliver, has been by her side to check in as her due date approached. April also happens to be a giraffe, and the world has been waiting alongside her with bated breath for her babe to arrive, as the birth is being live-streamed for all to see.
The 15-year-old giraffe, who lives at the Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York, has already given birth to four calves and is expecting the fifth any day now. At a whopping 15 months along (yep, giraffes are pregnant for 15 months!), April has been spending most of her time lately chilling in her pen while her babe can be seen moving around in her tummy like wild. There’s no doubt that the little one is ready to make its big entrance and fans from around the world can’t even handle it: They’ve been waiting for DAYS now.
I keep checking in on this giraffe.
— Kiera Cass (@kieracass) February 24, 2017
*me talking to Siri this morning*
HAS APRIL THE GIRAFFE HAD HER BABY YET YES OR NO pic.twitter.com/UX4eTYUV6X
— Isabella Amoroso (@bellaamorosoo) February 23, 2017
— Kelly G (@kgsmalls_) February 24, 2017
If April would go ahead and give birth to this baby giraffe, it would be much appreciated. Can't take my eyes off the live stream
— Alex Hyman (@al3xpenn) February 24, 2017
I've been waiting 3 days for April the Giraffe to have her baby🙃
— Payton Miriani (@PaytonMiriani) February 24, 2017
Have you been watching #AprilTheGiraffe? Will you be now? Let us know @BritandCo!
(h/t Buzzfeed, photo via Marcia Straub/Getty)