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April the Giraffe's baby is 'sticking out,' but no labor yet

Courtesy: Animal Adventure Park

April the giraffe's fourth calf is active and poking away at the pregnant animal's stomach.

Animal Adventure Park in upstate New York is live-streaming the end of the giraffe's now world-famous pregnancy, the baby is "moving up and sticking out."

But does that mean we're close to what may now be the most anticipated calf birth of all time?

Close, yes — but not yet there.

"Observation overnight peaked our interest a few times, but nothing to report just yet," the zoo posted in its Facebook update Monday morning. "No pressure April the Giraffe, but April the month isn't far away!"

April's pregnancy was catapulted into global headlines late last month after YouTube briefly yanked the zoo's stream following complaints by animal activists that it violated the site's policies concerning "nudity and sexual content." Thousands upon thousands of commenters voiced their frustration on Facebook and YouTube, and the stream was restored within an hour or so.


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