Rescued Wallaby finds a new life at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

A wallaby that was shot and left for dead by teenagers in Berkshire has been nursed back to health and found a safe home at the Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Doncaster. The animal was wounded near a children’s playground. Mobile phone footage shows it tumbling to the ground after it was shot and man’s voice can be heard encouraging the laughing youngsters …

Christmas starts here at Yorkshire Wildlife Park!

Christmas is starting to sparkle with the fast-approaching festive fairs at Yorkshire Wildlife Park in Doncaster. The landmark events with fun for all the family combining a visit to the award- winning wildlife park and all the fun and seasonal cheer of the Christmas Fair are taking place over the weekends of December 7/8 and 14/15. The event will inspire the Christmas …

Unusual Christmas Gifts from Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Filling Christmas stockings with a roar is proving a growing trend as people search for exciting presents. Staff at Yorkshire Wildlife Park are gearing up for a busy Christmas and hoping for record sales over the popular Black Friday weekend. The award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park is reporting a rise in gifting experience presents such as VIP, Experience Vouchers and Annual …

Yorkshire Wildlife Park announces sad loss of rescued Brown Bears

Yorkshire Wildlife Park announces with deep sadness that Hanako, the last of the Ussuri brown bears rescued from Japan, has died. Vets have been rehabilitating and treating Hanako since her arrival last summer. She had lived for 27 years in outdated 6ft by 9ft cages at a Japanese cultural museum on the island of Hokkaido. Her previous cramped and poor …

African Painted Hunting Dog Pack Cares for Orphaned pups

Yorkshire Wildlife Park is deeply saddened by the news that Thabo, the mother of two beautiful African Painted Dog puppies, has passed away. The rare breed of African Painted Hunting Dog puppies are doing well, as illustrated by this lovely photograph, taken by Stephen Corbett, of the pair playing in the sun at Yorkshire Wildlife Park, despite the sadness of …

Back to Nature

Yorkshire Wildlife Park has launched a major ‘back to nature’ initiative to help families connect with the outdoors. The Rewilding Families project involves families taking part in organised activities at the park and encourages them to take part in challenges at home. The park at Branton, near Doncaster, secured £15,000 funding from the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) …

WildLive Safari Nights Return Summer 2019!

The sizzling Safari Nights are returning bigger and better than ever with stunning headline acts at the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park this summer. The top live acts will perform concerts on Saturdays throughout August at the UK’s number one walk-through wildlife adventure park which will have extended opening hours. The stellar Wild Live Safari Nights line-up includes BRIT award-winning star …

#EarthDay 2019

#EarthDay is the perfect chance to think about how we can all help the environment. Here’s what we are doing at Yorkshire Wildlife Park to be more environmentally friendly: All of our disposable coffee cups (and lids) are 100% biodegradable  0% of our waste goes to landfill We only use 100% renewable green energy Our Vegware straws are 100% compostable …