For now, mom and son are getting time to bond in private, out of public view in the zoo's giraffe house.
Anyway, Dobby is the first giraffe born at the Denver Zoo since 2010, and they're happy with the surprise.
Zoo officials said the pregnancy itself was "unplanned" and that Dobby's mother, Kipele, was actually on birth control. He measures 5 feet tall and weighs 73 pounds, both small figures for a newborn giraffe.
"We're celebrating the birth of Dobby, Denver Zoo's newest reticulated giraffe calf!" zoo officials said on Facebook. "Now he's nursing and we are feeling good about his health".
Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, NY has been providing updates to April's condition through Facebook Live, and have even set up a live stream to let the world bear witness to the birth.
The park's live stream was interrupted briefly last week when YouTube pulled the feed after someone reported the images contained explicit material and nudity.
Colon Cancer on the Rise Among Gen Xers, Millennials
They rose about three per cent per year from 1974 to 2013 in adults aged 20 to 29 and from 1980 to 2013 in adults aged 30 to 39. Siegel said she hopes young adults and their doctors will be more vigilant in recognizing the signs of colorectal cancer.
All eyes are on April the giraffe, who is expecting a calf any day now.
Dikembe, Dobby's father, was born at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in December 1993, and arrived at Denver Zoo in February 1996.
"No #giraffecam here", the Denver Zoo taunted in a tweet.
BlackBerry KeyOne pairs physical keyboard with Android Nougat
It runs on the latest Android 7.1 Nougat along with Blackberry Hub that brings all the Blackberry features into a single app. The phone also features the security software found on the DTEK phones, and TCL claims that the battery will last all day.
The zoo, which unveiled April-inspired emojis and t-shirts as the fan base for the 15-year-old long-necked beauty continues to swell, said twin Barbados lambs and a Patagonian Cavy were born early Wednesday. Kipele carried the bundle of joy for 15 months and will spend the next six nursing her son.
A naval commander confirmed that Iran is carrying out naval drills in the Indian Ocean and at the mouth of the Gulf. But the drill does not involve Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard, a paramilitary force the U.S.
It's not clear that the details in the two-week-old draft bill, such as the size of the tax credits, are still being considered. A leaked draft of House Republicans' plan to repeal Obamacare could have major repercussions for women's health.
KBR, Inc. (KBR) have shown a high EPS growth of -7.40% in the last 5 years and has earnings decline of 116.30% yoy. Zacks Investment Research upgraded AMC Networks from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Thursday.
Wealthier countries created this global crisis, excessively using antibiotics, which resulted in the nasties that we have today. Stopping the superbug onslaught also requires better efforts at communicating the role and use of antibiotics.
Brown joins Marvin Harrison as the only players in National Football League history with four straight 100-catch seasons. Under the rules of the exclusive rights franchise tender, Bell can not negotiate an offer sheet with another team.
Huawei also announced new Android Watches, the Huawei Watch 2 and Huawei Watch 2 Classic at its Mobile World Congress event . In comparison, the Huawei P10 Plus features a 5.5-inch 2K (1440x2560 pixels) display , and comes with a 3750mAh battery.
Numerous headstones have been knocked over and broken at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia in an apparent act of vandalism. Eric Greitens, the state's first Jewish governor, called the vandalism "cowardly" and "a pitiful act of ugliness".
Ilyasova, a 29-year-old journeyman, began the season with the Oklahoma City Thunder before being traded to the 76ers. They will return from the All-Star break in fifth place in the Eastern Conference, a half-game behind Toronto.
Boy dies after being left in SUV outside Florida day care
The young woman arrived for work Tuesday morning at the BFF Kidz Child Care Center with her two-year-old half brother. The National Weather Service estimated that the outside temperature in the area was about 90 degrees around 2:30 p.m.
DWI suspected in crash that hurt 28 at New Orleans parade
Police Chief Michael Harrison says one person in custody and that he is being investigated for driving while intoxicated. It was just a few feet from where she stood when it struck a teen or man who looked "young, college-aged", she said.
Kerala bishop arrested for raping minor girl
The total registered crimes against women went up from 12,385 to 14,061, which includes 4,035 cases of molestation besides rapes. The police said the priest had promised money to the girl's father for accepting the paternity of the child.
Samsung heir indicted on bribery and embezzlement charges
Shares of Samsung Electronics closed Tuesday at 1,922,000 won ($1,694.89), up 19,000 won or 1 percent from the previous session. State prosecutors did not press charges against Park because of her presidential immunity from criminal indictment.
Iran requests 950 tons of uranium from Kazakhstan
Iran's official stock of enriched uranium has fallen by half after large amounts stuck in pipes have been recategorized as unrecoverable under a process agreed with major powers, the United Nations atomic watchdog said Friday.
Defending champion Kyrgios into semifinals in Marseille
Fourth seed Pouille advanced to the tournament decider by defeating another of the local contingent in Richard Gasquet, 7-5, 6-3. I will have to make choices', said Tsonga after the title won in Marseille . "I tried my best, but he was too good".