Giraffes stand within 30 minutes of birth - and can run around several hours later.
Thousands of people anxiously awaiting the arrival of a baby giraffe are furious after a live stream following the process was removed early Thursday morning.
Park employees say giraffes are pregnant for approximately 15 months.
April the giraffe and her mate, Oliver, are expecting a baby any moment now.
OMG! Are you ready for the cutest thing you have ever seen in your entire life? Roughly 67,000 people were watching the live feed anyway.
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According to YouTube policy, sexually explicit material is banned from the site, but nudity in an education context is permitted on the site.
"This has pulled an educational tool from millions of individuals", Patch said. If this describes your video, even if it's a video of yourself, don't post it on YouTube.
An official for Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York, blamed the debacle on "animal rights activists" he said falsely reported the video because they were unhappy with the animal's captivity. We do not know though what kind of rights of animals are infringed upon if they are filmed giving birth.
According to CNBC, giraffe populations have been rapidly decimated across Africa and the species is threatened with extinction.
An upstate NY zoo's livestream of a pregnant giraffe abruptly ended after activists complained that the video contained nudity and sexual content.