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Zoo keepers are "watching closely" for signs of labour today.
The latest update said: “Her back end has become significantly larger and relaxed, motion and pulsing in this area has been noted, and discharge has been observed."It added: "We are still not confirming active labor, but will state all physical signs are headed in the right direction.” But the zoo added: "Again, be patient, she has fooled us before."10.33pm GMT: April looks calm and happy in her enclosure as she awaits her new bundle.But zoo keepers believe she's at the "end of her pregnancy."For now, the world watches and waits with bated breath for the new arrival. One commenter tweeted: "I've been watching April the giraffe 'give birth' for two weeks now!" 6pm GMT: April the giraffe looks calm in her enclosure.Take a look at these animal live streams of pandas, goats and other animals.Noon GMT: Could it be D-Day (Delivery Day) at long last?The park said: ”We do not anticipate immediate change but are taking note. ”2.30pm GMT: As April settles down for the night, we have no major news to bring to you.
Viewers are becoming increasingly impatient as the wait for the calf continues…12.00am GMT: April is up and wandering around her enclosure as viewers offer predictions about when she will finally give birth.
April has been spotted raising her tail and apparently straining, which as loyal fans will know could be a sign that the baby is near.
As a reminder, Animal Adventure Park will only announce that April is in labour when the calf’s hooves are visible from her back end.2.30pm GMT: April fans have shared heart-warming stories on Facebook about how the giraffe has raised smiles and brought families together.
There is speculation that the baby could be called “Stella” if it’s a girl after the winter storm that hit the East Coast and dumped snow outside her barn.
8.30pm GMT: April has spent the last few hours milling around her barn.
April the pregnant giraffe is all set to give birth at the Animal Adventure Park in upstate New York.