GALLERY: April the giraffe gives birth to baby calf

Posted at 1:59 PM, Apr 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-15 18:12:42-04

DENVER -- The much anticipated birth of the zoo world took place early Saturday morning and thousands tuned in around the world to watch. 

April the giraffe gave birth to a male calf at around 7:53 a.m. MDT, according to Animal Adventure Park zookeepers in New York. 

View the first moments of the baby calf by tapping below, or by clicking here to access the gallery. 

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