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The 2 most viral giraffe mothers on the internet meet and create glorious photos

By Rachel Thompson


The two most famous giraffe mothers on the internet, April the giraffe and “human giraffe mom”, have finally met IRL, bringing all of us into peak giraffe territory.

April the giraffe’s lengthy birth livestream drove people wild with anticipation, with many questioning if she was even pregnant at all. But, after weeks of sitting on the edge of their seats, almost 2 million people got to watch April finally give birth to her much-awaited baby.

South Carolina photographer Erin Dietrich — a.k.a. human giraffe mom — shot to internet fame she decided to start …

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