Amur Leopard Cubs Debut

Critically endangered Amur leopard cubs make debut

A pair of critically endangered Amur leopard cubs are taking their first tiny steps in public today but their progress is huge leap for their endangered species. The leopards were born in June at Leopard Heights in the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park as part of a crucial international conservation project. Amur leopards are one of the most threatened species on …

Painted Dog Conservation

Painted Dog Conservation – Halting the Decline

A beautiful extract from Shadows in the Forest by C D McClelland expertly describes the beauty and the plight of Painted Dogs, “Suddenly they were there. Lean, ghost-like shapes in the moonlight; their dappled coats of black, tan and gold, like ink spots on blotting paper. Only a new day would reveal their beauty. Only man could hope to prevent …

Yorkshire Wildlife Park Welcomes New Polar Bear

Yorkshire Wildlife Park welcomes new polar bear

Nissan the polar bear has arrived in Yorkshire sent from Russia with love. The 22-month-old is settling in well at his new home after an epic journey from Moscow to be part of the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park’s Project Polar. He joins favourites Victor, 16, and two-year-old Pixel at the 10 acre Project Polar reserve at the innovative park, near …