Award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park welcome a new family of unique antelopes

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A new family of antelopes are settling into their new home at the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park. The group of Kirk’s Dik Dik, one of the tiniest antelopes in the animal kingdom, are the latest addition to the park’s unique collection of rare and endangered species. The Dik Dik, who get their name from the call they make when startled, …

Yorkshire Wildlife Park gears up to reopen as Government allows zoos to open

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The award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park is delighted at news that the government has reviewed its decision on current restrictions on the reopening of zoos and safari parks ahead of today’s parliamentary debate when MP’s will discuss the crisis facing zoos and aquariums. The park had taken a severe financial hit as even with 70% of staff furloughed there are still …

Yorkshire Wildlife Park appeal to Government to review restrictions

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The award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park has appealed to the government to review its decision on current restrictions ahead of a parliamentary debate on Thursday 11th June. MP’s will discuss the crisis facing zoos and aquariums as they remain on the list of businesses that must stay closed in the UK. The British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA) and …

Giant otters at Yorkshire Wildlife Park enjoy a refreshing dip as they celebrate World Otter Day.

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The giant otters at award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park enjoyed a cooling swim yesterday as they celebrated World Otter Day.  But there was no audience for their antics in the water, as the Park near Doncaster has been temporarily closed due to the pandemic since March 22nd.  Rangers continue to work tirelessly to care for the hundreds of animals at the …

Two Baby Camels Born at YWP

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Life continues behind closed doors at Yorkshire Wildlife Park in Doncaster, where staff in lockdown are celebrating a double arrival – the birth of two Bactrian camel calves. The calves were born only days apart in April and are sure to be favourites with visitors when the park reopens. They have now made their debut out into the main reserve …

Award winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park reflects on a very different Easter bank holiday weekend

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The award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park was left empty this Easter Bank Holiday weekend – exactly a year after a record breaking 28,000 visitors enjoyed four days of eggstatic entertainment. For the first time since the park opened in 2009, there are no guests entering through the gates this Easter holiday after its temporary closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. Only …

Life in lockdown at award winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park

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Award winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park was all quiet yesterday after temporarily closing in response to the coronavirus pandemic.  Visitors enjoyed the unique walk through experience coming almost face to face with some of the world’s most beautiful and at a risk animals for the last time in a while on Sunday. Then staff locked the gates due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation. Today, the …

COVID 19 Precaution – Yorkshire Award Winning Park to close temporarily

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Press Statement COVID 19 Precaution – Yorkshire Award Winning Park to close temporarily Award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park is to temporarily close from tonight in response to the coronavirus pandemic. CEO John Minion said: “We have been asked by numerous visitors to stay open so our 120 acres of park can be used for exercise and fresh air whilst enjoying our …

Superstar Katherine Jenkins to headline Wild Live Safari Nights this summer at the Yorkshire Wildlife Park

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SUPERSTAR Katherine Jenkins is revealed today as the headline act of award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park’s series of Wild Live Safari Night concerts this summer. The Mezzo Soprano singer song writer, who is officially the world’s most successful Classical Singer ever with 13 number one albums in just over a decade, will perform on Saturday August 29th.  An excited Katherine Jenkins OBE …