WATCH: April the giraffe finally gives birth


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- The wait is over, April the giraffe fans. April has finally given birth.

>>Watch the livestream of the birth 

The impending birth of a baby giraffe has had the internet waiting with bated breath since late February.

Animal Adventure Park officials announced that April was officially in labor early Saturday morning. She delivered the calf at approximately 10 a.m. ET.

April the giraffe welcomed a calf with her mate, Oliver, at Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York.

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Animal Adventure Park has placed a webcam in April's quarters, capturing all the moments leading up to the birth.

April is 15 years old, and this will be her fourth calf. Oliver is 5 years old, and this is his first calf. 

Watch the livestream and see live updates below:



Southern Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis), Etosha National Park, Namibia

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Southern Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis), Etosha National Park, Namibia

Giraffe calf

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A file photo of a giraffe calf. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)

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