HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — The long-awaited offspring of internet sensation April the Giraffe is being described as strong and “very independent.”READ MORE: Dallas County Sheriff's Department Investigating Fatal Accident On I-30
The owner of Animal Adventure Park in upstate New York says the not-yet-named baby boy was on its feet within an hour after its birth Saturday — and galloping around its mother within three hours.
Jordan Patch says he was so excited that he was shaking when he made the calls to assemble the delivery team.READ MORE: Relatively Boring Week Ahead Weather-wise, But Could We See A Few Snowflakes?
Nearly 300,000 CBSDFW Facebook viewers and more than a million online viewers watched April deliver her calf in Harpursville, a rural upstate village about 130 miles northwest of New York City.
The zoo began livestreaming from April’s enclosure in February.
Patch says April is “recovering perfectly” following the delivery.MORE NEWS: 'A Step Towards Healing And Normalcy' Colleyville Synagogue Holds Services A Week After Hostage Standoff
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