With World Otter Day having just passed, we wanted to delve into the lives of these otterly fascinating creatures with a quick-fire fact-file! This is an especially pertinent day for Yorkshire Wildlife Park Foundation because of the Giant Otters (Pteronura brasiliensis) we support, who are currently marked as Endangered on the worldwide conservation status list.… Continue reading Did you know these 5 Giant Otter facts?
The Giraffe Conservation Foundation (GCF), one of YWP Foundation’s partner charities, has been doing some inspirational work recently for Giraffes. They’ve estimated that there are approximately now 111,000 giraffes remaining in Africa, this number has gone up slightly however this is also due to their improved methods of counting the population. There are four different… Continue reading Giraffe Update with the Giraffe Conservation Foundation
17th May marks Endangered Species Day; an opportunity for us all to learn about the importance of protecting endangered species and conserving our wildlife. Only a week ago the world heard some terrible news that over 1 million species are now under threat from extinction due to humans’ actions. It is clear that we need to take… Continue reading Endangered Species Day – 17th May 2019
The Doncaster Half Marathon is taking place on 9th June 2019, come join in the challenge and make the world a better place for animals all at the same time! The Half Marathon course takes a scenic route through open country side and along wide roads, the end is made even sweeter as you cross… Continue reading Run for Yorkshire Wildlife Park Foundation at Doncaster Half Marathon