April The Giraffe’s Baby Is Doing Well!

April is "recovering perfectly" following the delivery.

Imagine being pregnant for 15 months. Now imagine having over a million people watching you while you’re in labour and give birth. And then imagine once you’ve given birth, your baby is walking within ONE HOUR!

That’s what giraffes have to go through! April, the giraffe, at Animal Adventure Park in upstate New York, gave birth over the weekend while over a million people watched via live stream.

Here’s an update:

And here’s an adorable video!

Main Image via The New York Times