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Watch Live As A Giraffe Gives Birth On Camera

An unrelated, but still adorable, baby giraffe. Dave Pusey/Shutterstock

Hundreds of online spectators are anxiously awaiting the arrival of a baby giraffe to the Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York.

April, a 15-year-old giraffe, is in labor and expected to give birth any moment now. The birth is an especially welcome gift for an endangered species.

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The baby is expected to weigh 68 kilograms (150 pounds) and stand at a wobbly 1.8 meters (6 feet). Giraffes often stand while in labor, so that the calf drops to the ground – a hard but welcome hit that prompts their first breath of air.

Watch the live birth below:


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