Excitement for April's baby had been escalating since February after someone reported April's live stream as "sexually explicit" content with nudity.
The 15-year-old giraffe delivered her calf in an enclosed pen at the zoo in Harpursville, a rural village about 130 miles (209km) north-west of New York City. Oliver, April's partner is five.
While the calf's weight is now unknown, zoo officials said they weigh around 150 pounds and are about 6-feet tall at birth. April even has her own clothing line and website! Otherwise, he could be a danger to April and her calf by either fighting her, attempting to mate with her or eating her food.
April is in labor and the baby giraffe is on its way out.
At no time did he pose and serious threat to April of her calf.her laying down puts more force on the womb/calf, than light head bumps from Oliver. Large predators are always on the prowl and a newborn giraffe calf is a comfortable size for a lion or a leopard to take down.
In videos posted on the park's Facebook page this week, Patch has said that he's been busy tending to his 200-plus other animals and that the flood of emails has become "so overbearing" that he's asking people to stop sending them. April the giraffe merchandise was sold. April was pregnant for 16 months, just over the normal gestation time for a giraffe.
No immediate details on the calf were announced, but they usually weigh around 150lb (68kg) and are about 6ft (1.8m) tall at birth. The calf will then move on to another zoo. The announcement of the calf's gender was announced by Toys "R" Us via Facebook at approximately 4:30 p.m. Her restlessness could be a sign of new developments. "We can attribute the late due date to the fact the giraffe births are different from humans".