Polar bears enjoy a pawsome snow day as temperatures plummet at Doncaster’s Yorkshire Wildlife Park 

Polar bears enjoy a snow day at Doncaster's Yorkshire Wildlife Park
Polar bears enjoy a snow day at Doncaster's Yorkshire Wildlife Park

As temperatures plummeted below freezing, the polar bears at Yorkshire Wildlife Park were in their element.  

The four bears, Nobby, Nissan, Pixel and Victor revelled in the snow. 

Polar bears enjoy the snow at Doncaster's Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Polar bears enjoy the snow at Doncaster's Yorkshire Wildlife Park

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Its Project Polar Reserve became a winter wonderland to the four polar bears who enjoy its ten acres of caves, lakes and rolling terrain.  

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“It’s amazing to see all the animals including our polar bears at Yorkshire Wildlife Park enjoying the snow while the rest of the nation is wrapping up warm,” said Kim Wilkins, animal team leader of the park at Branton, near Doncaster. 

An Ussuri brown bear at Doncaster's Yorkshire Wildlife Park

An Ussuri brown bear at Doncaster's Yorkshire Wildlife Park

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“It’s especially exciting that our four brown bears are experiencing their first ever snow day in the UK.”  

The three Ussuri brown bears, Riku, Kai and Hanako, were rescued from a museum in Japan to start a new life in Yorkshire last year.  

The scene at the Yorkshire Wildlife Park yesterday

The scene at the Yorkshire Wildlife Park yesterday

Polar bears Doncaster's Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Polar bears Doncaster's Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Ussuri brown bears frolic in the snow

Ussuri brown bears frolic in the snow

The snowy scene at the Yorkshire Wildlife Park yesterday

The snowy scene at the Yorkshire Wildlife Park yesterday