"All observations, behavior, and predictions suggest a calf today, tonight - we would be shocked to get through the weekend without our newest addition."But in all seriousness, giraffes keep their pregnancies low profile, instinctively hiding signs of labor from predators who might harm their newborns.
Here are the biggest indicators that birth is imminent: Water breaking: Look for discharge, which can be “anywhere from a slow trickle to a flow of mucus,” NBC 12 News reported.
Animal Adventure Park began livestreaming from April's enclosure in February, garnering hundreds of thousands of views daily.
April has been pregnant for 15 months, the normal gestation time for a giraffe.
Animal Adventure is planning a contest to name the calf!
April had the baby with Oliver, a 5-year-old giraffe, according to Animal Adventure.
Stay on top of breaking news stories with the ABC11 News App More than 20,000 people watched the ABC11 Facebook live video of April's delivery.
A Go Fund Me page set up for April, giraffe father Oliver and their calf has raised more than ,000 out of a goal of ,000.
Whalen said the park also has received separate donations, but she said she didn't know how much.
The money will be used for the care of the animals.
Because of fears of inbreeding, the calf will be relocated to another facility once the weaning process is over.