10 unBEARlievable Facts on International Polar Bear Day!

Andrew Watson News

Saturday 27th February 2021 is International Polar Bear Day! To celebrate this brrrrrilliant day, check out these TOP TEN unBEARlieavable Facts about this incredible species: 1. Polar Bears are the LARGEST living land carnivores on Earth! 🐾 2. They have an incredible sense of smell with the ability to sniff out prey over 8 MILES away! 👃 3. Polar Bear …

The majestic polar bears of Yorkshire Wildlife Park are full of playful energy on International Polar Bear Day.

Bonner and Hindley News

The hint of spring has had the majestic polar bears of Yorkshire Wildlife Park full of playful energy on International Polar Bear Day.   The quartet of bears at Project Polar are firm favourites with visitors but the fight to save the species is still at critical level as climate change is rapidly melting their Arctic sea ice habitat. Nobby, …

Giraffes at the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park share a chilly Valentine’s Day smooch.

Bonner and Hindley News

Love is never a tall order for giraffes Jengo and Palle who enjoyed a chilly Valentine’s Day smooch at the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park. The lofty lovebirds gave the ultimate demonstration of ‘necking’ as they roamed the Into Africa reserve at the 150-acre park, today. (SUN) The romantic mood was shared by otters Alexandra and Orimar who kept each other …

Enjoy a thrilling staycation this summer at Yorkshire Wildlife Park and experience the morning roar of African Lions.

Bonner and Hindley News

Wake up to the morning roar of African Lions at Yorkshire Wildlife Park and enjoy a thrilling UK staycation this Summer. A unique opportunity to fall asleep under the stars to the breath-taking sounds of lions, leopards and polar bears will be a highlight of this summer’s staycation stampede. The award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park is reopening its Roar and Snore …

The animals at award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park enjoy a special treat donated by Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice.

Bonner and Hindley News

The animals at Yorkshire Wildlife Park were given a treat yesterday thanks to a consignment of Christmas trees donated by Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice. The Rhinos were first to enjoy firs fun followed by the curious Lemurs and the Polar Bears. The South Yorkshire Hospice has been busy collecting real trees across the region in return for a small donation …

Animals at Yorkshire Wildlife Park enjoy a snow day.

Bonner and Hindley News

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.

Bonner and Hindley News

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

Bonner and Hindley News

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

Bonner and Hindley News

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

Bonner and Hindley News

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. …