April die kameelperd, wat 'n wêreldwye sensasie geword het vir geboorte in 2017, is oorlede

April die kameelperd, wat 'n internetberoemdheid geword het deur in 'n YouTube-lewendstroom in 2017, is oorlede op die ouderdom van 20.

The beloved animal was euthanized at the recommendation of her veterinarians due to her worsening arthritis, Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York, announced in a Facebook-plasing op Vrydag.
We grieve with her many fans, near and far, as we say goodbye to the giraffe that can be credited with making a foothold for giraffe and giraffe conservation awareness in the 21st century,” die berig gelees. “While her hoofprints in her yard will erode in time, the imprint she has made on the hearts of people around the world will never fade.
      The animal park has been April’s home for nearly six years. She had given birth to five calves, including Tajiri, the baby boy who made her famous. He was also the first calf to be born in the animal park, met 1.25 million people watching the livestream of his birth.
        April die kameelperd.

        April’s veterinarians noticed the giraffe was showing notable signs of osteoarthritis in the summer of 2020. Despite their extensive effortswhich included joint supplements, pain medications, dietary changes, hoof trimming and padded flooring in her barnshe continued to lose mobility.
          To her keepers and our team here at the park, she is a precious member of our family, and while we knew this day would eventually come, our hearts are hurting,” Animal Adventure Park owner Jordan Patch said in a statement. “April’s impact on animal conservation and appreciation is both immeasurable and lasting.
          Her body has been escorted to the Cornell University Veterinary School for a necropsy, het die park gesê. Following cremation, April’s ashes will be returned to the Animal Adventure Park.
            April’s popularity helped raise awareness to the rapid decline of the giraffe population, wat het dropped by 40% in the last 30 jare, according to the park.
            April and her children came as the number of giraffes decreased to fewer than 100,000, from more than 150,000, over three decades, the foundation says, Volgens die Giraffe Conservation Foundation.

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