Petition started to name April's calf after 'Giraffe Mom's' baby boy

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April the Giraffe finally met her friendly competitor "Giraffe Mom" Erin Dietrich, the pregnant mom whose spoof of April went viral last month. The Facebook post of Dietrich wearing a giraffe mask in her hospital room attracted more than 3.9 million views.

Dietrich gave birth to a boy on March 8, and April was apparently recovered enough from the birth that she was able to meet "Giraffe Mom" up close and personal. on Tuesday.

April gave birth Saturday at the Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, outside of Binghamton.

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"We're buddies; we're companions", Erin told Inside Edition.

Producers of the show offered to fly her out to NY to meet April, and after consulting with her husband, she jumped at the opportunity.

The connection between April the Giraffe and "Giraffe Mom" could theoretically continue long after their respective Internet glories become just a blip on the computer screen.

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"It was just such a cool experience to get to meet April and the baby and see them in person", she said, before reaching over to adjust little Porter's pacifier. Dietrich and her son also met with the zoo's owner, Jordan Patch.

What do you think of the name Porter for April's calf?

Animal Adventure Park has created an online poll on their website were fans and visitors can vote for the name of April's calf.

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