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

    Omnivore

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

Binturong

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