April the giraffe is going on birth control, won't have any more babies

April the giraffe is going on birth control, won't have any more babies

The 17-year-old giraffe and mother of five is being put on birth control Friday and will no longer be part of the breeding program at her home in Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York, park officials announced on Thursday.

Why April the Giraffe will say goodbye to one calf before another arrives

Why April the Giraffe will say goodbye to one calf before another arrives

April the Giraffe, seen here cleaning her then-new calf Tajiri after giving birth in 2017, is expecting once again. While Tajiri has stayed close to mom — and dad, Oliver the Giraffe — since birth, he won't stay by her side forever at Animal Adventure Park.

April the Giraffe is pregnant — again!

April the Giraffe is pregnant — again!

That's right, the same giraffe who gained fame last year for a live-streamed pregnancy that seemed like it would never end — until it finally did with the birth of her boy Tajiri in April — is now expecting baby No. 5.