The award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park has reinforced its status as the polar bear capital of Europe with four new arrivals.  

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Flocke and her three cubs are settling in the second Project Polar reserve, after the  move to Yorkshire from France was recommended as the best home for them by the European Endangered Species Programme (EEP). At 18 months old the youngsters are now growing up and are likely to be lively additions to the Park.  Flocke, aged 12, and her …

First endangered giant otter born at Yorkshire Wildlife Park makes her debut

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Baby Giant Otter Bonita made a splashing debut in front of visitors on the hottest day of the year at the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park. The five-month-old pup has been nurtured through the winter months by doting parents Alexandra and Orimar and she is now  old enough to brave the large pool in the giant otter reserve. Alexandra and Orimar  have been inseparable since …

Sea Lions at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

New Family of Sea Lions making a splash at Yorkshire Wildlife Park 

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A new family of sea lions are making a splash as the newest arrivals at award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Doncaster. The playful group are making waves with their antics at the new purpose-built dual lake complex Point Lobos, which is the largest filtrated sea lion facility in the world. This new signature reserve, an investment of over £2m, is a …

Visitors were greeted with new animals and a new reserve as the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park reopens

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Yorkshire Wildlife Park reopened today, and visitors were greeted with new animals and a new reserve as the award-winning park kick-started a fresh era. The 175-acre park, which has more than 5kms of pathways, unveiled its new entrance and the Atlantic Reserve, marking the first phase of an exciting development plan. A pair of recently arrived Lowland Tapir, Maned Wolves …

YWP is becoming bigger, wilder and better from April 12th

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Not only are we reopening our gates on April 12th but we have moved them too! New animals, a new reserve, a new purpose-built entrance and the first phase of a new visitor complex will surprise visitors when Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Doncaster, reopens on Monday April 12th. With the opening of the new entrance, visitors will see the preliminary phase of …

Giant otters at Yorkshire Wildlife Park will be making a splash when it reopens in April as they show off their adorable new baby cub.

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The giant otters at Yorkshire Wildlife Park will be making a splash when it reopens in April as they show off their adorable cub. Parents Alexandra and Orimar welcomed their first-born girl on Boxing Day and have been nurturing her through the winter while the award-winning park has been closed. But the playful pup, who has yet to be named, …

10 unBEARlievable Facts on International Polar Bear Day!

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Saturday 27th February 2021 is International Polar Bear Day! To celebrate this brrrrrilliant day, check out these TOP TEN unBEARlieavable Facts about this incredible species: 1. Polar Bears are the LARGEST living land carnivores on Earth! 🐾 2. They have an incredible sense of smell with the ability to sniff out prey over 8 MILES away! 👃 3. Polar Bear …

The majestic polar bears of Yorkshire Wildlife Park are full of playful energy on International Polar Bear Day.

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The hint of spring has had the majestic polar bears of Yorkshire Wildlife Park full of playful energy on International Polar Bear Day.   The quartet of bears at Project Polar are firm favourites with visitors but the fight to save the species is still at critical level as climate change is rapidly melting their Arctic sea ice habitat. Nobby, …

Giraffes at the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park share a chilly Valentine’s Day smooch.

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Love is never a tall order for giraffes Jengo and Palle who enjoyed a chilly Valentine’s Day smooch at the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park. The lofty lovebirds gave the ultimate demonstration of ‘necking’ as they roamed the Into Africa reserve at the 150-acre park, today. (SUN) The romantic mood was shared by otters Alexandra and Orimar who kept each other …