Jordan Patch who owns the petting zoo excitedly filmed himself speeding down to see April.“Everybody are you watching?! Staty tuned for more updates.10.35am BST: April is slowly pacing around her pen in the very early hours of Saturday in New York.There are currently 96,000 people watching the viral live stream with everyone waiting for the moment April finally gives birth. Myself included.”8.30am BST: April is quietly lying down and resting in her enclosure.
April is laid down not and appears to be having a well-deserved rest.
The lights are out in the enclosure, but there are still 163,000 people watching.5.07pm BST: April's vet just entered the enclosure to check the baby's condition and heart rate.
Everything seemed fine.4.32pm BST: The new live stream is up and running.
April and her little baby look fine – the calf is already pacing around the enclosure.4.30pm BST: The live stream just went offline – the zoo is likely setting up a new one.
Perfect delivery, perfect fall.” “The baby is already nibbling on mum wanting to nurse.
It’s hungry."This is great, this is awesome and as soon as we know the gender and so forth, we’ll make sure we let everybody know. it’s not over yet, it’s just the begging.”April's fourth calf has finally enetered this world.An anxious fan just tweeted: “How many of you have been convinced that "THIS IS IT! One person just tweeted: “Finally #April The Giraffe is sitting down and having a rest.Rest sweet April, You've had a long hard day.”The pregnant giraffe had a busy night after pacing a lot – promoting some to think she might be going in to labour.The baby has just lifted its head and is looking at the world with its open eyes for the very first time.2.45pm BST: It looks like the head has finally poked through just underneath the calf’s legs.The baby is clearly enveloped in its amniotic sac and April is licking away at the baby.Here are all the latest updates and live stream of April the giraffe brought to you 24/7.7am BST: April and her calf appear to be doing just fine. The calf has been following his mother around their enclosure, and the two seem to be bonding very well.