Animals at Yorkshire Wildlife Park enjoy a snow day.

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The polar bears at Yorkshire Wildlife Park were having SNOW much fun yesterday. Playful Hamish, Nobby, Sisu and Luka spent the day rolling about and sliding down the hills of Project Polar, one of the world’s largest reserves which is at the centre of international conservation efforts to save the species. YWP, in Branton near Doncaster, is currently shut due …

Animal Audit

All creatures great and small have had their vital statistics logged in the annual audit at Yorkshire Wildlife Park.

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All creatures great and small have had their vital statistics logged in the annual audit at Yorkshire Wildlife Park. Staff deployed a range of devices from micrometer measuring devices for insects through to huge high-tech weighing scales for some of the largest animals at the award-winning park. The task requires patience and ingenuity to detail more than 400 animals from …

Christmas comes early to Yorkshire Wildlife Park as rangers deliver special presents to all the animals

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Christmas came early to Yorkshire Wildlife Park this year as the rangers handed out special presents to the animals. The rangers at the park, who work every day over the Xmas period including Christmas Day, are busy giving out delicious treats and toys for everyone. The team, dressed in Santa hats, delivered extra portions of fruit and vegetables in boxes …

Historic Polar Bear moves with 2 new arrivals at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

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Yorkshire Wildlife Park has welcomed the latest two additions to its growing polar bear family. Polar bear relocations are meticulously planned overall several months with experienced, dedicate animal transport and care throughout the journey. In a world first for the number of polar bear moves,  YWP’s 3 bears arrived in the space of 3 weeks and three of the bears …

Rare Baby Monkey Name Revealed by Yorkshire Wildlife Park

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The first baby Roloway monkey born in the UK has been named Kumasi by award winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park after a vital conservation project to save the species. His birth at the 150-acre park was the triumph for staff and underscores the importance of the European breeding programme and funding local initiatives around the world to boost rare species’ survival. …

Yorkshire Wildlife Park welcomes New Arrival at Project Polar

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The rangers at the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park have welcomed a new polar bear. Hamish, a three year old male bear was moved from Highland Wildlife Park to Doncaster’s Yorkshire Wildlife Park – which is the polar bear capital of the UK with its stunning Project Polar reserves and home to the only Polar Bears in England. Hamish was recommended …

Yorkshire Wildlife Park celebrates UK’s first rare Roloway Monkey birth

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A new arrival at the Yorkshire Wildlife Park has provided a huge boost for a critically endangered species of monkey. According to the international Zoo Database, the birth of the baby Roloway monkey is the first of its kind in the UK and is a major triumph for the European breeding programme – only 3 babies were born in zoos …

Adorable miniature antelope is a new visitor favourite at the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park

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The sight of a miniature antelope was enough to stop a squirrel in his food-hoarding tracks at Yorkshire Wildlife Park yesterday. Mr Pistachio, the newest and cutest member of the park’s Dik Dik family, is having fun exploring his surroundings and making new friends at their reserve at the award-winning park. The doe-eyed dainty youngster is causing a stir with …

Award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park to create a dazzling Christmas this year with spectacular light and lantern festival.

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A spectacular light and lantern festival will create a dazzling Christmas at the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park this year. A million lights bulbs and LED lights will transform the park for the first time ever into a Winter wonderland featuring 42 different displays with 1,000 individual lanterns. The immersive light installations and interactive exhibits will be the largest ever in …