Support YWPF and our partner charities this Giving Tuesday

Tuesday 27th November 2018 is Giving Tuesday, the national fundraising day for any charity you want in any way you want. This year, why not support our own conservation efforts as well as the inspiration work of our partner charities? It doesn’t matter if you want to bake, make, tweet or simply donate, Giving Tuesday is all about raising as …

YWPF launch vital campaign to save endangered giant otters

A vital campaign to save endangered giant otters has been launched by Yorkshire Wildlife Park Foundation. The project will collect information and data about the animals in their native Brazilian tropical rainforests where they are threatened by habitat loss, over-fishing and poachers. The Foundation, which is a leading force in global animal conservation, announced a near £10,000 grant for the scheme …

Thermal images captured at Yorkshire Wildlife Park to help save polar bears

This Polar Bear Week, Yorkshire Wildlife Park’s polar bears have been the focus of attention for cameras again – but this time they were helping wildlife research. The thermal outlines of park favourites Victor, Pixel, Nissan and Nobby were captured by a series of specialist lenses in a project that could save polar bears when they come into contact with …

Polar Bears International: A partner charity conservation update

Yorkshire Wildlife Park’s partner charity Polar Bears International (PBI) offers the most current and pioneering research into the Hudson Bay polar bears, this Polar Bear Week. One of the nineteen different polar bear populations across the Arctic resides in Western Hudson Bay, near Churchill in Manitoba. The Hudson Bay polar bears are just one of the populations in decline due …

Polar Bear Week 2018: Did you know these 10 polar bear facts?

Sunday 4th November marked the start of Polar Bear Week in association with our partner charity Polar Bears International (PBI). To celebrate this marvellous mammal, we’re talking about our 10 favourite polar bear facts. Polar Bear Week coincides with the autumn polar bear migration to Churchill, Manitoba in Canada. At this time of year the bears will be waiting for expanses …