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Award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park is going wild this Summer - with a series of special Safari Nights.
Visitors will enjoy live music, special ranger talks and the chance to see the liveliest part of the day – feeding time.
The evenings, which give guests the chance to see YWP’s unique collection of some of the most beautiful and at risk animals in the world after hours, all end with a spectacular bangless firework display.
Entertainment varies every night and includes performances by Reach for the Stars dance troupe, Doncaster Concert band, Rock and Soul Machine as well as special martial arts displays with a BBQ, crepes and a Hog roast.
YWP Director Cheryl Williams said’ Safari Nights have always proved extremely popular and we are aiming to make this year's even better than ever.
‘It is a great event for all the family and a fantastic opportunity to get face to face with some of the most endangered and beautiful animals in the world and to see what they get up to after hours. As well as feeding time there will be live entertainment and bangless fireworks at the end of the evening.
‘They will be a memorable night for all.’
Visitors can enjoy these exciting Safari Nights on August 2nd, 8th, 16th, 22ndand 31st with discounted prices from 3.30-pm-9pm (£7.50 adults/seniors, £5.50 child).
Summer is is the perfect time to visit innovative Yorkshire Wildlife Park in Branton, just outside Doncaster. Set in 70 acres of countryside, the attraction provides a magical walk-through experience and unrivalled access to some of the most amazing and endangered animals in the world.
Lion Country is home to the pride of lions rescued from a run-down zoo in Romania.
Visitors this Summer are able to get out of the sun and enjoy the new £1.2 million in-door Monkey PlayHouse and Café with three play levels including climbing frames, towers, dens, slides, swings and rope bridges - in full view of the new Baboon reserve through a glass wall.
Also enjoying their first Summer at YWP are the Giraffes! The Park welcomed the new additions in September 2012, Palle aged 2, endangered Rothschild Giraffe Jambo also 2 , Jasper who is 13 years and 8 year-old Behansin.
There is also Leopard Heights, the world’s largest and most spectacular leopard enclosure. Home to Amur Leopards, the most endangered big cat on the planet, it is spectacularly designed with an 8 meter tall viewing tower and 10-metre long glass viewing window.
Meanwhile, .visitors will almost feel a heartbeat from nature as they cross a 150metre walkway to observe the stunning Amur (Siberian) Tigers among waterfalls and pools. Sayan and Vladimir are among less than 400 Amur Tigers left in the world and are part of a crucial European wide breeding programme.
YWP is home to a huge variety of animals from around the world - Zebra, Antelope, African Hunting Dogs, Meerkats, Wallabies, Squirrel Monkeys, Camels and lots more.
Voted Yorkshire’s Most Magnificent Attraction 2012, YWP is the UK’s most acclaimed and fastest growing tourist attraction and offers a fun filled day for every member of the family.
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