April The Giraffe Gives Birth To Male Calf

  • 4/16/2017 7:49:20 AM
  • Larry Stine
  • Local News

HARPURSVILLE, NY - A popular giraffe in upstate New York has a new baby boy.

April the giraffe gave birth on Saturday with about a one-and-a-quarter-million people watching it on livestream.

The 15-year-old new mom lives at the Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville.

Her fans have been waiting for weeks in anticipation of her having a baby.

April will raise the baby boy but he will be moved elsewhere in up to 10 months.

This was the first time a calf was born in the park, and officials will hold a contest to name the baby boy.

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