See the latest News from inside the world of Yorkshire Wildlife Park!
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.
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.
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.
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.