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in Africa
One of the popular walks on the reserve is through a place called Leopard Gorge. One of the highlights of the walk is the mysterious bone caves. For many years we have speculated what is using the caves and leaving these...

in Africa
For many years there have been talks of Crocodiles in the Tugela River which runs alongside the UmPhafa Reserve in South Africa but no one has ever seen one. Then in mid-September the team got a call from one of their...

in Africa
After orphaned elephants Zambezi and Musolole were successfully relocated to the Kafue Release Facility earlier this year, the younger elephants at Lilayi Elephant Nursery are adjusting well to life without them. Nkala, age 3 years, recently reached an elephant milestone of...

in Africa
On the 6th July, a group of 45 impala were released onto Colchester Zoo’s UmPhafa Private Nature Reserve! This release will bring the population of impala on UmPhafa to over 200 in total! In recent years, the number of impala births...

in Africa
In spite of the Cape vulture being one of the most researched and documented vulture species in southern Africa, its numbers continue to decline. Vulture Conservation is vital to the ecological welfare of southern and greater Africa.  Vultures are a significant...

Action for the Wild is Colchester Zoo’s charitable arm

Action for the Wild became a charity in 2004

Action for the Wild has donated over £1.5 million to animal conservation to date