After April the giraffe finally gave birth last week, thousands watched the live feed to see the 129 pound, 5 foot 9 inch baby animal enter the world for the first time.
If you watched the video, you know that it can be rather graphic to see a baby being born. These rare moments are often not caught on camera, but when they are they are spectacular to watch.
While giraffes are adorable, and thinking about an animal that size being birthed is crazy, check out these other amazing animal births that have been captured on video.
Vet Check and a👍🏻— April The Giraffe (@AprilTheGiraffe) April 16, 2017
This morning the team got hands on with baby to do a full vet check & record height & weight. Height:5' 9"
Weight:129 lbs pic.twitter.com/9m3ZND9IjC
Giant Panda Mei Xiang gave birth to a cub at the Smithsonian's National Zoo. Panda pregnancies are very hard to predict, but after seeing her water break and her contractions began the crew knew it was only a matter of time.