April's giraffe calf height, weight revealed

April's giraffe calf height, weight revealed

More than 1.2 million viewers watched the birth in real time thanks to Animal Adventure's livestream.

"Here's how this promotion works - we want your help choosing the name of April's new baby calf".

The new calf's vital statistics were not announced, but newborn giraffes usually weigh around 150 pounds (68.04 kilograms) and are about 6 feet (1.83 meters) tall at birth.

The unnamed male calf that was born on Saturday, April 15 has been described as "very independent" and "outgoing" already despite only being a few days old. "Baby is strong and well, nursing like a champ", the zoo wrote for their daily update Sunday. People all over the world patiently tuned in for her birth, and on 7:00 a.m. ET, April 15, she began her labor and gave birth shortly before 10:00 a.m. ET.

After weeks of anticipation, April the giraffe finally gave birth on Saturday morning.

The newborn stood up on his wobbly legs about 45 minutes after he was born.

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Patch says the contest is a donation based system, where people pay a minimum of five dollars to suggest five possible names for the calf.

Animal Adventure The park will continue to improve the animal and guest experiences at the park with further improvements and projects - helping further our message and mission of education.

April will raise her calf naturally, and weaning could take between six to 10 months. The proud papa is a 5-year-old giraffe named Oliver. This is his first offspring.

A Farmington, New Hampshire, songwriter even posted a music video on YouTube called, "I'm Going Crazy Waiting (For A Giraffe)". You even get to decide your own spelling. The money will be used for the care of the animals.

According to the Associated Press, a live stream of April's enclosure has been streaming since February.

April and the baby will be introduced to the public when the park opens for the season next month.

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