Colchester Zoo cares passionately about the world's threatened species and so created its charitable arm Action for the Wild in 1993, which achieved charitable status in 2004. The charitable trust is dedicated to assisting conservation projects worldwide. In the last 5 years, over £700,000 has been donated by the charity to conservation projects worldwide and we need your help to continue our support!
Action for the Wild’s supported projects relate to the animals in our collection, ranging from Komodo dragons to Humboldt penguins, Malayan sun bears to the Bornean orangutan.
Please help us by donating today to continue protecting species in the wild. Here is what your donation could contribute towards:
- £10 will pay for Pepper Spray - a non-lethal enforcement tool for field rangers protecting rhinos in Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park
- £25 will help cover the wages of a game guard on UmPhafa for three days, helping to protect the wildlife on the reserve.
- £50 will buy daily food (coconuts, sweet potato, melons) for released orangutans in the Lamandau River Wildlife Reserve.
- £100 will pay for a one day training course on artificial incubation for the Gyps Vulture Project.
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