Pregnant Giraffe Keeps Anxious Viewers Waiting

By the morning of March 27, April was “relaxed,” and the animal frequently raised and lowered her tail, and experienced “significant mammary change,” her caregivers posted on Facebook. Giraffe mothers carry their young for about 15 months, and while April’s caregivers observed breeding behavior between April and her mate, Oliver, in the middle of October 2015, it is hard to tell for sure if conception occurred, AAP owner Jordan Patch told Live Science in February. AAP shared photos on March 27 on Facebook that showed the whitish plugs, which look “like dried toothpaste at the end of a tube,” Patch added.

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