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New walk-through reserve opens at Yorkshire Wildlife Park with critically endangered monkeys
24th May 2023
New endangered species have arrived at the Amazonas walkthrough reserve which opens at Yorkshire Wildlife Park today (Wednesday). The immersive habitat featuring rare species from South America including newly arrived critically endangered Golden Lion Tamarins and Silvery Marmosets, is the latest initiative from the park that is a global leader in wildlife conservation.
Cotton Top Tamarin Monkeys twins born
16th May 2023
The birth of critically endangered Cotton Top Tamarin Monkeys twins at award winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park has boosted hope to save the species.
Rare Red Howler Monkey born at YWP
2nd May 2023
Yorkshire Wildlife Park is celebrating the precious arrival of a rare Red Howler Monkey.
Mum Tila and dad Geronimo, both brightly coloured and vocal Venezuelan Red Howlers (Alouatta seniculus),welcomed their baby primate on Saturday.
Giant Otter triplets born at Yorkshire Wildlife Park
11th April 2023
Yorkshire Wildlife Park is celebrating the surprise arrival of rare Giant Otter triplets!
The litter is the second to proud parents, Alexandra and Orimar, in the space of under 18 months and is part of the award-winning park’s ongoing conservation programme aimed at the protection of this endangered species.
Critically endangered Black Rhino pregnancy
6th April 2023
Park rangers are celebrating a rare black rhino pregnancy at Yorkshire Wildlife Park but they will have to put the champagne on ice till next Spring. The gestation period can last almost 16 months but the news has been greeted with global cheers as international conservation efforts continue to protect the endangered species.
Critically Endangered Amur Leopard arrives in Yorkshire
13th February 2023
The award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park has welcomed a new Amur Leopard named Kristen, as part of a strategic international breeding programme to help save the endangered species.
Rare Baby Monkey Born days after fathers death
10th February 2023
Yorkshire Wildlife Park are happy to announce the birth of a Critically Endangered Roloway Monkey.
Maned Wolves litter born at Yorkshire Wildlife Park
5th January 2023
The five cute pups, who haven’t been named yet, are delighting visitors as they cautiously start to explore the Atlantic Forest reserve under the watchful gaze of their parents.
The first ever Gelada Monkey baby has been born at award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park
14th December 2022
The adorable youngster, who is enjoying being carried around by mum, is already warming the hearts of visitors.
Yorkshire Wildlife Park supports 'Ground breaking' Polar bear research
17th November 2022
A ground-breaking research project sponsored by Yorkshire Wildlife Park is set to improve the lives and welfare of polar bears and help secure their future in light of the current climate emergency.
Otter-ly Fabulous triplets venture out at Yorkshire Wildlife Park
17th October 2022
An adorable set of giant otter triplets took their first steps out into their reserve at the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park this week.
The playful trio plunged into their pool for a swim and rolled around on the grass under the watchful gaze of parents Alexandra and Orimar.
Annie the Smooth Coated Otter arrives at Yorkshire Wildlife Park
21st September 2022
Yorkshire Wildlife Park is celebrating the arrival of new girlfriend for an endangered Smooth Coated Otter!
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
8th September 2022
A statement from Yorkshire Wildlife Park
Endangered Giant Otter Babies
10th August 2022
Yorkshire Wildlife Park welcomes a trio of adorable Giant Otters!
Polar Bears meet at Project Polar #1
26th July 2022
Rangers at Project Polar watched intently as two-and-half-year-olds Indie and Yuma were introduced to their elders Sisu and Nobby, who are more than twice their size and age!
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