SUPPORTING CONSERVATION PROJECTS WORLDWIDE

Action for the Wild News

in Africa
Once again at Colchester Zoo's UmPhafa Reserve we have the privilege of taking care of 3 Wild Dogs to support the National Wild Dog Metapopulation Initiative.  The three sisters, Flame, Manya & Meva arrived at UmPhafa in June and have been...

in Africa
This time of year wildfires are a big worry for many farms and reserves in South Africa. In order to prevent these dangerous fires from spreading and losing control, many reserves such as UmPhafa use a technique called controlled burning to...

in Africa
Family Wildlife Adventure - South Africa & Swaziland Travel to South Africa and Swaziland visiting some of the most iconic game reserves in the region for an 11 day tailored trip!  All your accommodation, tours, meals and transport (except flights) are...

in Africa
Colchester Zoo’s Action for the Wild has supported the N/a'an ku sê Foundation since 2012 and has, to date, donated £19,225 to support their carnivore research programme, with another £4,984 pledged for July 2017. In March, the Rapid Response Unit received...

in Africa
These beautiful spotted cats are found in areas with long grass, often associated with water. They specialise in preying on small mammals, in particular rodents, but will also eat birds, reptiles and bugs. Servals are commonly recorded from most major national parks...

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 £2 million to animal conservation to date