April, The Giraffe That Became An Online Star, Has Died

The Facebook page for Animal Adventure Park confirmed April was euthanized because of worsening arthritis.

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- Well, the famous giraffe known as April has died. Animal Adventure Park near Binghamton made the announcement on its Facebook page. The zoo says April had to be euthanized because of her worsening arthritis.

April became an internet sensation back in 2017 when millions of fans worldwide were captivated by her pregnancy and the birth of her calf. April was 20 years old. The average life expectancy for giraffes in captivity is 20 to 25 years.