Classic cars roar into Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Classic cars roar into Yorkshire Wildlife Park

A distinctive roar will sound out over the Yorkshire Wildlife Park this weekend as a fleet of sleek classic and new cars goes on display. The purring and growling sounds of finely-tuned engines will join the familiar animal calls for the unique event at the award-winning park. The Alfa Romeo Owners Club (AROC) is holding its first major gathering of …

Lottery

Tigers Roar into Doncaster as Search Steps Up for Town’s Missing Lottery Winner

The tigers and other exotic animal residents at Yorkshire Wildlife Park today joined The National Lottery in its hunt for a missing EuroMillions winner from Doncaster. A £197,954.50 EuroMillions prize remains unclaimed in the town and the winner has just one week left to claim this amazing sum of money. The missing EuroMillions ticket is from the draw on 28 …

Endangered Ring-Tailed Lemurs Born

Endangered Ring-Tailed Lemurs born at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Yorkshire Wildlife Park has welcomed two new arrivals into Lemur Woods – just two weeks after the troop of 13 ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) moved into their purpose built new house. Rangers were surprised when Humbug gave birth to the twins out in the reserve during the day on Sunday 2nd April. The troop of 15 lemurs includes father Tink. …

Baby Boom

Yorkshire Wildlife Park’s Spring Baby Boom

Spring is in the air and the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park is enjoying an unprecedented baby boom. The new arrivals – Eland Antelopes, Painted Dogs, Wallabies, and Bactrian Camels – will be competing for attention from visitors flocking to the park over the Easter holidays. These youngsters are bound to be star attractions at the park, which is the UK’s …

Tickled Pink

Tickled Pink for Yorkshire Wildlife Park’s Polar Bears

For the last few weeks the Rangers at Yorkshire Wildlife Park (YWP) have been puzzled by what has happened to their polar bears. The award winning Wildlife Park, home to many threatened species, have been looking after polar bears in a purpose built 10 acres reserve for over two years but recently things took a strange turn. “The last couple …

Yorkshire Wildlife Park Says Goodbye to Hector

Yorkshire Wildlife Park Says Goodbye To Hector

Hector was born on the 29th March 2015 and reared by his Mum, Tschuna, along with his brother and sister, Harley and Hope. This was a planned breeding of our Amur tigers at Yorkshire Wildlife Park (YWP) as part of a global conservation breeding programme to secure a health insurance population of this endangered big cat. The Amur tiger was …

British Science Week 2017

Yorkshire Wildlife Park Joins Mass Research Project For British Science Week

Visitors to the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park are being offered the chance of taking part in a mass research project on polar bears. The study, part of British Science Week, is designed to collect data on the four polar bears who live at the innovative park. The park’s 10-acre Project Polar Reserve is home to Victor, Pixel, Nissan and Nobby …

Water in Box

Yorkshire Wildlife Park Introduce Sustainability Campaign To Help Reduce Pollution

The award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park is replacing plastic water bottles with 100% recyclable cartons to help stamp out pollution. The eco-friendly paperboard drinks containers are being introduced for visitors as part of a campaign to minimise plastic pollution. The innovative park, at Branton, near Doncaster, is aiming to become an ocean-friendly water selling zone. The UK disposes of 13 billion …

Miracle Mara

Yorkshire Wildlife Park’s Miracle Hand-Reared Mara

Jack the Mara is full of wide-eyed curiosity and loves to watch TV at home with his keeper Colin Northcott. But the three -week-old animal, who loves to scamper around his keeper’s home, is lucky to be alive after being abandoned by its mother on the coldest day of the year. The miracle Mara – the species looks like a …