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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.

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Yorkshire Wildlife Park's race to save four war traumatised Ukrainian Lions

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. 

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Yorkshire Wildlife Park Wins Another Top Award

9th October 2023

Yorkshire Wildlife Park has picked up another prestigious accolade, winning a Gold Award from VisitEngland again.

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Critically Endangered Amur Leopard Cub takes first steps outside

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.

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Yorkshire Wildlife Park welcomes two endangered Cheetahs to newly developed enclosure

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.

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Sea Lion Pups Take Their First Swim

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.

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Sea Lion Pups born at Yorkshire Wildlife Park!

3rd July 2023

The first cute arrival was born on June 21st, to mum Lara, 15. The second pup was born to Bailey, 15, Lara’s best friend, on June 30th. Both pups are thriving. 

The births were captured on the park’s CCTV.

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Critically endangered Amur Leopard cub born

22nd June 2023

The birth of a critically rare Amur Leopard cub – a significant step forward in the battle to save the species – was caught on CCTV.

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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. 

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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.


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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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