Staff visit to Hanoi Zoo – An update from Colin Northcott

Staff visit to Hanoi Zoo – An update from Colin Northcott

As part of Yorkshire Wildlife Park Foundation’s ongoing commitment to supporting wildlife conservation worldwide, our very own Colin Northcott recently revisited Hanoi Zoo in Vietnam. Visiting from November 14th to the 21st, Colin made the trip east to check on the improvements made to the animal enclosures on site. Binturong Enclosure The improvements made to the Binturong Enclosure particularly stood …

Giraffe Conservation Foundation Update – Operation Twiga II

Giraffe Conservation Foundation Update – Operation Twiga II

Partners of Yorkshire Wildlife Park, the Giraffe Conservation Foundation (GCF) have been tireless in their efforts to look after giraffe populations throughout 2017. Sadly listed as ‘Vulnerable’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, GCFs Operation Twiga initiatives have achieved a great deal in the ongoing battle to sustain Nubian Giraffe in Uganda. Back in 2015, GCF ran Operation …

Save the Rhino Update – Meet Meimei the adorable, affectionate little black rhino

Yorkshire Wildlife Park Foundation is a key supporter of Rhino conservation projects, such as Save the Rhino’s vital work at the Ol Jogi Conservation centre in Kenya. Rhinos have been continuously targeted by ruthless poachers who have left many young rhinos orphaned and vulnerable, meaning that the species is only just beginning to recover from a shocking 96% decline in …