Oh, boy! April the giraffe gives birth to another boy calf

April the giraffe is giving birth to her second calf. Here she is shown with Tajiri, the calf she birthed two years ago. (Source: MGN)
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HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. (Gray News) - Tajiri has a little brother.

April the giraffe has given birth to another male calf, and he’s already standing and walking around on wobbly legs.

Giraffe births are not what one would call pretty. But that didn't stop tens of thousands from tuning into the livestream on YouTube anyway! At its peak, more than 300,000 people tuned in to watch the livestream on YouTube.

"With an average 15-month gestation, we are thankful to have a healthy calf on the ground, nursing and bonding with mom. With wild giraffe numbers plummeting annually, every calf born counts,” said Jordan Patch, the owner of Animal Adventure Park.

The mother was seen licking the newborn as park employees looked on in excitement from outside the animal’s pen.

The 17-year-old giraffe became a viral sensation two years ago when she gave birth to a calf named Tajiri.

Viewers of the live stream reacted with delight at the sight of the animal giving birth.

“I don’t know why I’m crying happy tears,” said Jennifer Hodell in the YouTube comments section.

“We need chocolate,” said Susan Sapp.

On Monday, April appeared to be having contractions and “pushing," according to the Animal Adventure Park on their Facebook page.

The park, where April has lived since 2015, began its “Giraffe Watch 2019? on the last day of February.

On Thursday the animal park tweeted she had “profoundly advanced” in the birthing process.

Anticipation reached a frenzy during the 2017 birth, with hundreds of millions of people tuning in to the YouTube live stream over the course of weeks as they waited. More than a million people watched the live feed as she gave birth in, appropriately enough, April of that year.

April has given birth to four calves, according to Animal Adventure Park. She enjoys carrots and painting.

There are approximately 90,000 giraffes in the wild. About 1,200 giraffes are in captive management programs, the park said.