It’s not every day an Internet starlet announces plans to go on birth control and into retirement at the same time. April the Giraffe gave birth to her fifth baby in March, prompting…
It’s not every day an Internet starlet announces plans to go on birth control and into retirement at the same time.
April the Giraffe gave birth to her fifth baby in March, prompting staff at Animal Adventure Park in New York to retire the 17-year-old from its breeding program.
“It’s a great celebration for her, because she has certainly [served] her purpose, and that is to produce some beautiful, healthy calves in her lifetime,” AAP staff member Jordan Patch announced in a video shared to Facebook.
“She’ll continue to be a star of education and conservation initiatives for us… and will, of course, remain on exhibit,” he continued.

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