Eaglets at the National Arboretum in Washington DC, like April, had thousands of people watching their every move as they hatched. These recently-hatched steppe eagle chicks are also born hungry, and feed on carrion, small mammals, and other birds.

After hundreds of thousands watched April the giraffe give birth to her calf in Animal Adventure Park in upstate New York on Saturday, we take a look at some of the most dramatic animal birth videos from our archive.

Bald Eagles