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Posted: March 18, 2017

April the giraffe’s keepers say her baby has been doing ‘cartwheels’

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BROOKFIELD, IL - JULY 02: A giraffe calf, born June 21, roams the enclosure at Brookfield Zoo on July 2, 2013 in Brookfield, Illinois. The giraffe's father, Hasani, 4, is on breeding loan to the zoo from Lee Richardson Zoo in Garden City, Kansas. Hasani is also the father of Dave, a giraffe born at Brookfield Zoo in November. Giraffe numbers have declined 40 percent in the last decade. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

By WFTV.com

HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. —

As the world continues to watch, keepers at Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York, say they've seen some serious movement by April the giraffe's unborn baby. 

The park also said there have been some "beautiful moments" between mom and calf as April has been constantly napping with her head on her belly. 

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The impending birth of April's calf has the internet waiting with bated breath. 

Animal Adventure Park has a webcam in April's quarters, capturing all the moments leading up to the birth. It is updated with a new link every few hours. 

April is 15 years old, and this will be her fourth calf. The calf's father, Oliver, is 5 years old, and this is his first calf.


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