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'April the Giraffe' is pregnant again, park announces viral giraffe mom is due spring 2019

Posted at 7:51 AM, Jul 25, 2018

HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. — Here we go again: The world's most famous giraffe mom is pregnant again.

Animal Adventure Park made the big announcement on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 on the Today Show. 

The Park says April is already months into her pregnancy and expecting her fifth calf in early spring 2019. 

April was an internet sensation throughout the winter of 2016 and into early 2017 as millions watched the park's live stream coverage of her pregnancy, waiting for April to give birth to her fourth calf, Tajiri. 

On April 15, 2017, more than a million people tuned in to watch April give birth to her little guy. Watch the exciting moment here

“Giraffes are currently listed as 'vulnerable to extinction' by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature. At Animal Adventure Park, our top priority is preserving these beautiful, majestic creatures and increasing awareness of the threat giraffes are facing,” said Jordan Patch, owner of the Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York. “April’s prior pregnancy facilitated an immeasurable amount of education and appreciation for giraffes. We’re very proud of our captive management and propagation program and eager to continue doing all we can to help bring this species awareness and tangible results towards conservation.”

The park says they plan to live stream April's fifth pregnancy journey on their social media pages.