April the giraffe finally gives birth, watch the moment it happened!

Posted at 7:21 AM, Apr 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-16 11:47:20-04

NEW YORK — The highly watched giraffe, which has been pregnant for 15 months at Animal Adventure Park, officially began giving birth Saturday morning, giving birth just before 8 a.m.

Legs popped out of April early in the morning, triggering active labor, which took several hours to complete. Just before 8 a.m., the full calf fell five feet to the ground.

April continued to check out her newborn, which attempted to take its first steps just minutes after birth.  

Watch the movement the calf finally dropped into this world below: 

If you're not ready to let go of April the giraffe just yet, you can watch Animal Adventure Park's live stream below:


And if you want to watch the moments leading up to the whole thing, watch our Facebook livestream from earlier Saturday morning:

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