Live video feed that showed giraffe birth to be taken down

Live video feed that showed giraffe birth to be taken down

Viewers took to social media to ask the Animal Adventure Park, where she lived, hard-hitting questions like "do giraffes lay eggs?"and "how long can giraffes be pregnant for?"

More than 1.2 million viewers were watching when April gave birth Saturday. This calf is her fourth; it's her mate Oliver's first.

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Meanwhile, April's baby had still not been named. "We will all be there to say goodbye", park officials said in the post. As dad Oliver paced in his nearby stall, millions of people joined him via the webcam and watched as the baby - a boy, it turned out - arrived.

Animal Adventure Park has promised to keep followers updated and will have a yard cam up around opening day so people can check back in on the trio of giraffes. For starters, they still need to name the calf and a contest is now being held for the ideal name.

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In all, Animal Adventure Park scored when it came to YouTube views.

The contest was being held for 10 days, and then a second round of voting, which will be narrowed down to the top 10 names, will be held for five days.

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Tonight the plug will be pulled on the 24/7 footage as her keepers at the Animal Adventure Park prepare for next month's open season. "This isn't the end", she said. "We are eternally grateful for every person that tuned in and shared a part of their lives with all of us at Animal Adventure Park".

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