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The livestream of April the Giraffe is coming back


April the giraffe finally gave birth after being on camera for weeks. 

But apparently giraffes don't need much maternity leave. The cameras are being turned back on this week, Animal Adventure Park in New York announced Sunday.

The camera will have scheduled viewing times so fans of April, Oliver and their still-unnamed baby can take a look. The baby's name will be announced "tentatively" May 1. 

Here's the park's full announcement.

So happy to know that the giraffe cam is not gone forever!!! I think many of us are having withdrawals!!
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Apparently April's fans are hungry for more giraffe livestreams.

It's not yet clear how much the zoo has made off the enormous popularity of April and her calf, but it's been estimated at hundreds of thousands of dollars. But some fans are annoyed that the zoo is charging $5 to sign up for text alerts.

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In this photo provided by Animal Adventure Park in Binghamton, N.Y., a giraffe named April kisses her new calf on Saturday, April 15, 2017. Her birth was broadcast to an online audience with more than a million viewers. (Animal Adventure Park via AP)

The calf may not last at this zoo. After he's weaned, he will be sent to another zoo to help sire more giraffes. But weaning can take 15 months, so there will be plenty of giraffe livestream moments at the park in the near future.

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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