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No more babies for April the Giraffe

HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. — There will be no more babies for April, the giraffe that enthralled viewers worldwide with two livestreamed pregnancies and births. Jordan Patch of Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York, says Thursday that 17-year-old April will start contraceptives Friday and retire from the park’s breeding program. Patch announced on Facebook that the park’s care […]

April continues with her ‘great demeanor,’ but still no baby

HARPURSVILLE, New York —  The word from Animal Adventure Park  on this Tuesday evening is that April continues with her great demeanor. Her keepers say that she looks great and is acting the same. So that means she is healthy and happy and…making us all wait. It’s kind of fun though, isn’t it? In the meantime, […]

April is still waiting on baby…

HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. — April is still as cute as ever and we are still on baby watch. Animal Adventure Park posted on its Facebook page that everyone’s favorite giraffe is in the same condition as in Tuesday’s night’s update: April continues with her great demeanor. Her keepers say that she looks great and is acting […]

WATCH LIVE: Keepers suspect April is feasting before birth

HARPURSVILLE, New York — For the past few days, April has only been picking at her grain and hay. That all changed Thursday night. The pregnant giraffe at Animal Adventure Park had “quite an appetite” Thursday evening, a post on the park’s Facebook page said. It could be a sign that she is ready to […]

Live: ‘Significant change in April’s shape’ suggests new position of calf

HARPURSVILLE, New York — Handlers say there’s a “significant change” in the shape of April the giraffe. In their newest update, they said: “Allysa’s morning report is of significant change in April’s shape. Her body/belly is much less beach balled, as the bulges have streamlined. Perhaps suggesting a new position of calf…we hope for launch […]

Is April’s plan to break up your work week?

HARPURSVILLE, New York — Well.. we made it through the weekend and no baby. All eyes remain on everyone’s favorite giraffe as April is still on baby watch at Animal Adventure Park in New York.  The park released the morning keeper report just a short time ago. April has no interest in grain and she […]

‘Tonight will be another long night’ for April, keepers and us

  HARPURSVILLE, NY – The folks at Animal Adventure Park put it best in their Monday night update: “Tonight will be another long night as we wait for April to decide just when is right.” Our favorite giraffe is still not eating her grain or lettuce and is just “toying” with her hay. So maybe […]

Still no baby for April the giraffe! But handlers say “keep watching!”

  HARPURSVILLE, New York — Still no baby! But April is close. Her handlers said she’s not eating her grain and her “back end swell is noticeable larger.” They added in the post: “Rest assured, all is well, there is no distress, no pain – she is simply (but slowly) advancing. From what we have […]

Live video: Keepers predict a calf today or tonight for April the pregnant giraffe

HARPURSVILLE, NY.– It’s the final countdown! The staff at Animal Adventure Park in Upstate New York posted an update on April the pregnant giraffe Friday morning. Keepers said all observations and behavior indicate the calf will be born Friday. The staff has been onsite all morning and called the veterinarian within minutes. “We would be shocked […]

LIVE VIDEO: April’s keepers predict ‘we are close’

HARPURSVILLE, New York — The keepers at the Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York predicted April would have her calf on Tuesday. That didn’t happen. But they are certain “we are close.” That’s what they said in the most recent post on Facebook late Tuesday night. “April continues to progress in front of our […]

Rest with one eye open tonight, say April’s keepers

HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. – Fans of April the giraffe got some orders from her vet on Wednesday evening: “You should start getting excited.” That’s because as of today, the signs pointing toward her calf’s arrival are very obvious. Her vet also said that “we are seeing almost all the signs of birth happening within the coming […]