YWP’s Polar Bears help with global research

Our Polar Bears have been the focus of attention for cameras again – but this time they were helping wildlife research! The thermal outlines of Park favourites Victor, Pixel, Nissan and Nobby were captured by a series of specialist lenses in a project that could save polar bears when they come into contact with humans. Their heat readings, revealed this …

Adopters’ Day 2018 coming soon!

Have you adopted an animal from Yorkshire Wildlife Park within the last year? If you have, your FREE day at the park is coming up on Sunday 7th October 2018!  Included in your adoption pack is a free ticket that admits one person to the park on adopters day, which is taking place on Sunday. Thank you to everyone who …

Creepy crawlies take centre stage at Yorkshire Wildlife Park!

The creepy crawlies take centre stage at Yorkshire Wildlife Park this week with visitors turning detective to record as many species as possible. A bug safari will reveal the secret lives of the smaller creatures that often go un-noticed at the award-winning park. The BioBlitz event, which will be held on Thursday, is part of a nationwide initiative by BIAZA, …

MEET & FEED A POLAR BEAR COMPETITION AT YWP!

This competition is now CLOSED! One lucky winner will enjoy an incredible once in a lifetime opportunity to get up close and personal with our ‘Meet a Polar Bear’ competition! This amazing prize is for two people (minimum of one adult aged 16+, strictly not suitable for children under the age of eight) to meet and feed a Polar Bear …

Rhinos find a new home at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

The heavyweight task of a transferring four critically endangered black rhinos involves months of detailed planning and a moving day of precision. Staff from the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park performed the exchange yesterday (Wednesday 21st March 2018) that involved a team of experts to ensure the animals had a smooth transition to their new homes. The park sadly said goodbye …

Mothers Day Afternoon Tea at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Mothers Day at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

The Winter’s thaw is coming just at the right time for one of the hotspots of the calendar – Mother’s Day at Yorkshire Wildlife Park – but if you still can’t get out of the house due to the weather then you can still get some amazing and different Mother’s Day gifts on line. From a great day out at …