On Saturday 25th September Yorkshire Wildlife Park will be closed to the public due to hosting a special Thank You Event for all the staff at Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals. 

  • Status

    Vulnerable Species

  • Size

    Up to 30 kg

  • Threat

    Habitat loss

  • Distribution

    Himalayan forests

  • Diet


Famous for smelling just like fresh popcorn, these adorable creatures can be found amongst the treetops of Himalayan Pass!

Binturong are also known as Bearcats, however they are neither a bear nor a cat! Native to Southeastern Asia, Binturongs are classed as Vulnerable in the wild due to their dramatic population decrease. They are one of very few mammals with a prehensile tail (used for grasping or holding onto branches).

Where in the park?

Venture through Himalayan Pass and discover the amazing temperate valley forests of Southern Asia. 

Visit Himalayan Pass


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