The charity has made a substantial grant to help save the species from extinction and empower local communities to protect them. The award was made on World Lemur Day which aims to raise awareness that 91% of the 103 known lemur species are threatened, which makes them the most endangered primate on the planet. YWPF… Continue reading Endangered lemurs receive a vital funding boost from the Yorkshire Wildlife Park Foundation
Okapi are fascinating animals and are often referred to as the ‘Forest Giraffe’ due to their Zebra-like stripes and their Giraffe-esque tongue. The even-toed mammals are native to the north-eastern rainforests of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Central Africa and are shy, solitary and elusive animals. Male Okapis average around 2.5 metres (about… Continue reading It’s World Okapi Day!
The Yorkshire Wildlife Park Foundation (YWPF) is at the heart of the fight to save rhinos from extinction as their numbers continue to be devastated by poachers. The Yorkshire Wildlife Park Foundation is funding its fourth consecutive project with Save the Rhino International at the Ol Jogi Conservancy in Kenya. This latest project is the… Continue reading The Yorkshire Wildlife Park Foundation funds its fourth consecutive project with Save the Rhino International