Goodbye Khan, hello Baxter!

Trading places has worked well for Baxter the camel who became an instant hit at his new home at Yorkshire Wildlife Park. The 11-year-old Bactrian made the short trip down from Malton and settled into his new surroundings at the award-winning park and was soon drawing the attention of admiring female camels. Baxter will now be a star attraction at …

Rare Amur Tiger cubs take their first steps at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Award winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park’s rare Amur Tiger cubs took their first ever steps into the big wide world of their huge reserve today to celebrate International Tiger Day. It was a big day for the four-month-old cubs as their names, which have been chosen by the public, were also revealed. Meanwhile, visitors to the award-winning park were finally able …

Tiger Cubs Take First Steps Outside

They are hesitant, faltering steps for the young cubs but giant moments for an endangered species of tiger. The trio of Amur Tigers emerged into public daylight for the first time yesterday to signal hope for a majestic animal pushed to the brink of extinction. Under the watchful gaze of mum Tschuna the 8-week-old cubs enjoyed their first brief public …

Bank Holiday Weekend-Baby Boom

Spring is in the air with an animal baby boom at Yorkshire Wildlife Park. Visitors to the award-winning park are enjoying seeing new arrivals in the lemur and camel families. Meanwhile, the park’s new endangered tiger cubs are still being cared for by their mum and won’t be seen in public for a few weeks. Lemurs Humbug and Tink produced …

Pixel has arrived

Victor, the country’s only polar bear, has welcomed a new friend to his specially built home at award winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park. The 480kg favourite is sharing his realm with a two-year-old male polar bear called Pixel. Victor is a venerable 16-year-old senior but the age gap friendship will be perfectly natural as males leave their mothers at two to …