Little Paws

Little Paws Photography Competition

Calling all young photographers! Yorkshire Wildlife Park have launched a unique competition for young photographers; from five up to sixteen years of age. This photographic competition aims to inspire kids to learn about wildlife photography and capture fantastic pictures of the incredible animals at Yorkshire Wildlife Park. We hope to give budding young photographers a great opportunity to showcase their …

Yorkshire Wildlife Park Foundation Gives Double Boost to Critically Endangered Rhinos

Yorkshire Wildlife Park Foundation Gives Double Boost to Critically Endangered Rhinos

The safety of threatened rhinos has been given a huge boost with grants from the Yorkshire Wildlife Park Foundation. It has funded two key projects that will protect black and white rhino populations across Kenya which are being ruthlessly targeted by poachers. The devastating trade has left many young rhinos orphaned and vulnerable without the protection of their parents. The …

Classic cars roar into Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Classic cars roar into Yorkshire Wildlife Park

A distinctive roar will sound out over the Yorkshire Wildlife Park this weekend as a fleet of sleek classic and new cars goes on display. The purring and growling sounds of finely-tuned engines will join the familiar animal calls for the unique event at the award-winning park. The Alfa Romeo Owners Club (AROC) is holding its first major gathering of …

Lottery

Tigers Roar into Doncaster as Search Steps Up for Town’s Missing Lottery Winner

The tigers and other exotic animal residents at Yorkshire Wildlife Park today joined The National Lottery in its hunt for a missing EuroMillions winner from Doncaster. A £197,954.50 EuroMillions prize remains unclaimed in the town and the winner has just one week left to claim this amazing sum of money. The missing EuroMillions ticket is from the draw on 28 …

Endangered Ring-Tailed Lemurs Born

Endangered Ring-Tailed Lemurs born at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Yorkshire Wildlife Park has welcomed two new arrivals into Lemur Woods – just two weeks after the troop of 13 ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) moved into their purpose built new house. Rangers were surprised when Humbug gave birth to the twins out in the reserve during the day on Sunday 2nd April. The troop of 15 lemurs includes father Tink. …

Baby Boom

Yorkshire Wildlife Park’s Spring Baby Boom

Spring is in the air and the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park is enjoying an unprecedented baby boom. The new arrivals – Eland Antelopes, Painted Dogs, Wallabies, and Bactrian Camels – will be competing for attention from visitors flocking to the park over the Easter holidays. These youngsters are bound to be star attractions at the park, which is the UK’s …

Tickled Pink

Tickled Pink for Yorkshire Wildlife Park’s Polar Bears

For the last few weeks the Rangers at Yorkshire Wildlife Park (YWP) have been puzzled by what has happened to their polar bears. The award winning Wildlife Park, home to many threatened species, have been looking after polar bears in a purpose built 10 acres reserve for over two years but recently things took a strange turn. “The last couple …

Yorkshire Wildlife Park Says Goodbye to Hector

Yorkshire Wildlife Park Says Goodbye To Hector

Hector was born on the 29th March 2015 and reared by his Mum, Tschuna, along with his brother and sister, Harley and Hope. This was a planned breeding of our Amur tigers at Yorkshire Wildlife Park (YWP) as part of a global conservation breeding programme to secure a health insurance population of this endangered big cat. The Amur tiger was …

British Science Week 2017

Yorkshire Wildlife Park Joins Mass Research Project For British Science Week

Visitors to the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park are being offered the chance of taking part in a mass research project on polar bears. The study, part of British Science Week, is designed to collect data on the four polar bears who live at the innovative park. The park’s 10-acre Project Polar Reserve is home to Victor, Pixel, Nissan and Nobby …