See the latest News from inside the world of Yorkshire Wildlife Park!
Yorkshire Wildlife Park is celebrating yet another addition to their growing number of resident rare Giant Otters
15th February 2024
31st January 2024
Dedicated rangers needed patience, invention and tasty treats to get the measure of all creatures great and small at Yorkshire Wildlife Park’s annual audit.
Each of the hundreds of animals, from tiny meerkats to Eastern Black Rhinos and Giraffes, has to be counted and have their vital statistics recorded as part of a national monitoring and conservation programme.
22nd January 2024
Auckley, the Amur Leopard cub, has made her first public appearance with every step a giant step forward for the most endangered big cat species on the planet.
12th January 2024
A crucial summit to help prevent polar bears hurtling towards extinction is being held at the Yorkshire Wildlife Park this week.
Experts are gathering for the landmark EAZA International Polar Bear Conference to share the latest research in the effort to protect the vulnerable species.
Award winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park is celebrating the birth of one of the world’s smallest Antelopes
23rd November 2023
The tiny Kirk’s Dik-dik calf, named Acorn, will soon be winning the hearts of visitors exploring the reserve under the watchful care of parents Davos and Crissy.
23rd October 2023
A race against time is on to save four war-traumatised Ukrainian lions and give them a new home in the UK.
11th September 2023
The only surviving critically endangered Amur Leopard cub born in Europe this year takes its first steps into its reserve at award winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park. Amur leopard are believed to be the rarest big cat in the world.
16th August 2023
Yorkshire Wildlife Park is thrilled to announce that two magnificent Northern Cheetahs are joining its growing family of big cats.
Darcy and Brooke will move into the newly-developed Cheetah Territory that covers 10,000 square metres of specially designed habitat. Cheetah Territory opens to visitors on Friday August 18th.
20th July 2023
It’s a nervous and exciting moment when a young one takes their first steps and sea lion Lara stays close by while her one-month-old pup wriggles into the water.
Awkward and uncertain to start with, the pup is soon gliding elegantly through the clear pool, closely followed by adoring mum.
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.