The Amur tigers at award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park have gone up in the world with new raised platforms to give them an elevated view of their kingdom

The new structures will give them the scope to survey their territory and give visitors a chance to get even closer at eye-to-eye level. The innovative park, home to a family of endangered Amur Tigers enchanced their two-acre Land of the Tiger home with the added platforms donated by KLE Sign Solutions of Doncaster. The Yorkshire Wildlife Park Foundation raises …

Yorkshire Wildlife Park Awarded a Visit England Gold Accolade

Yorkshire Wildlife Park has just received another prestigious honour by being awarded a VisitEngland Gold Accolade. The award, which places YWP among the elite of English tourist attractions, was confirmed after a detailed assessment of the innovative park. Inspectors said the Gold Accolade was a ‘testament to the high standards achieved’ at the fast-growing walk through wildlife park near Doncaster. …

Romulus

It is with great sadness that we have to tell you that Romulus, our alpha male Guinea baboon, has passed away. He had lived with epilepsy for many years and has sadly died following a seizure, he was undoubtedly a great character and will be very much missed by everyone here at the park! Find this post interesting? Share it …

Nobby the polar bear arrives at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Nobby the polar bear has become the latest special addition to the animal kingdom at Yorkshire Wildlife Park. The two-year-old took his first steps around his new home today (Thursday) at the award-winning park where he joins a trio of polar pals. Nobby is the fourth polar bear at YWP and the unique group will be a major force in …

Yorkshire Wildlife Park charge ahead to save critically endangered black rhino

Award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park is charging ahead with plans to help save the critically endangered black rhino as part of a £3.6m expansion and improvement plan for 2016. The current African Plains will be completely redeveloped and expanded in a £1.6m project to create a walk through Safari experience featuring a new rhino house and integrated reserves. It is hoped …

YWPF becomes a major partner in the global fight to protect wildlife from climate change

he Yorkshire Wildlife Park Foundation (YWPF) has become a major partner in the global fight to protect wildlife from climate change. A crucial partnership has been established between the Foundation and the Climate Change Specialist Group of the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) Species Survival Commission. The group, which consists of more than twenty leading scientists around the …

Critically endangered Amur leopard cubs make debut

A pair of critically endangered Amur leopard cubs are taking their first tiny steps in public today but their progress is huge leap for their endangered species. The leopards were born in June at Leopard Heights in the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park as part of a crucial international conservation project. Amur leopards are one of the most threatened species on …

YWP welcomes Nissan the Polar Bear

Nissan the polar bear has arrived in Yorkshire sent from Russia with love. The 22-month-old is settling in well at his new home after an epic journey from Moscow to be part of the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park’s Project Polar. He joins favourites Victor, 16, and two-year-old Pixel at the 10 acre Project Polar reserve at the innovative park, near …