April the Giraffe YouTube Channel Almost Sets Record


by NBC4 Washington

The long-awaited arrival of April the giraffe's baby has made Animal Adventure Park the second most live-viewed channel in YouTube's history.April's livestream had more than 232 million live views and...Photo Credit: Animal Adventure Park via AP This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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April the Giraffe YouTube Channel Almost Sets Record

The long-awaited arrival of April the giraffe's baby has made Animal Adventure Park the second most live-viewed channel in YouTube's history.

April's livestream had more than 232 million live views and 7.6 billion minutes of live watch time since February, second only to League of Legends eSports, which has been around since 2012, YouTube said on Monday. April and Oliver: Love Story Behind Famous Giraffe's Pregnancy The channel had its biggest day on Saturday, with more than 14 million live...

CNET reports:

April the giraffe's fans smash YouTube viewing records

Only one live channel has ever had more viewers than the baby giraffe and his mama. Hint: It's a legend-ary channel.

Mashable reports:

April the giraffe came close to breaking Lady Gaga and Zayn's YouTube records

We didn't need the official stats to know that April the giraffe broke some records. After all, she was pregnant for what felt like forever before finally giving birth Saturday. But YouTube calculated the numbers and, yep, the pregnant giraffe's livestream and birth were totally record-setting.

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