April the pregnant giraffe 'getting bigger,' in better mood today

NJ Sees 3 Baby Giraffes Born as April's Pregnancy Continues

NJ Sees 3 Baby Giraffes Born as April's Pregnancy Continues

While everyone is caught up watching the live stream of 'April' the giraffe at the Animal Adventure Park the Denver Zoo made the surprise announcement last week that they'd welcomed a baby giraffe named Dobby.

Erin Dietrich, a photographer from Myrtle Beach, SC, who is 39 weeks pregnant, did her best April the Giraffe impression during an 8-minute live Facebook video on Sunday night. Do you see the imprint of a giraffe calf in April's bedding?

Finally, she gets bored enough that she just starts dancing, because why the hell not?

A photo posted to the zoo's facebook page Saturday showed April's rotund belly curving out and downward, a sign that she's nearing the home stretch of her pregnancy, says owner Jordan Patch.

April has captivated tens of millions of people across the world who have been checking in on her via the live stream in anticipation of the birth of her fourth calf.

As of Monday afternoon - after 11 days of livestreaming - April the giraffe has yet to give birth. "This evening, keeper report suggests a bit more calm now", the zoo wrote.

There is a significant amount of belly movement and tail raising. Appetite is notably strong also. April and Ollie are quite a pair, however, due to April's sensitive condition have been separated to protect her from Ollie's rambunctious ways. "Of course, we are also ready for the next phase in this journey - but truly enjoying the moment". Giraffes give birth standing up, so a newborn calf falls about 5 or 6 feet to the ground.

The zoo's Giraffe Cam began live-streaming video from April's enclosed pen last week.

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