So far, April has logged over 232 million live views, with more than 1.2 million watching at 9:55 a.m. ET on Saturday, and 14 million tuning in at some point that day.
April the giraffe and her boy calf are doing well after a vet check today.
"For about 10 days you can vote on any name or names you choose for April's new calf", a statement on the zoo's website said.
After being over two months late, internet star April the Giraffe finally gave birth in the month of her name.
The baby calf was a male, he is April's fourth calf but the zoo's first one.
The not-yet-named male baby giraffe was running around with its mother within three hours of birth at the private zoo in Harpursville, a village 130 miles (210 kilometers) northwest of New York City. Giraffes are pregnant for 15 months on average. About 45 minutes after he was born, the calf stood on wobbly legs while his mom helped keep him steady.
"It's too amusing that Baby G is camera shy (unlike #AprilTheGiraffe) and chooses the one corner we can't see - well played baby boy!" commented one Twitter user.
Patch said the calf's entrance into the world "was unnerving to even those of us who have witnessed animal births previously".
Five things to know about April and her newborn. This is his first offspring.
A Farmington, New Hampshire, songwriter even posted a music video on YouTube called, "I'm Going Crazy Waiting (For A Giraffe)". A GoFundMe fundraiser page that initially set a goal of $50,000 sat at more than $134,000 by Saturday night.
The zoo announced in a press release that there will be a naming contest for the new giraffe.
Though some fans got frustrated when April's due date of mid-January to mid-February came and went, many others continued to tune in.
But just how many loyal viewers were there?
You can follow the baby's progress there, and through regular text updates.