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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...

in Africa
On Saturday 2nd July, Amanda Butler and her husband, Barry Butler, from West Swindon arrived at Colchester Zoo to start a drive which saw them cover a distance of over 1,000 miles by car, over three days as they visited one...

in Africa
With the purchase of additional land in 2015, we are excited to announce that work is underway on the UmPhafa Private Nature Reserve to release cheetah onto the reserve. Cheetah will be the first planned predator introduction onto UmPhafa, as our...

in Africa
Orphaned Elephants Zambezi and Musolole have taken their first steps towards a life back in the wild. On Tuesday 15th March they were relocated from the Lilayi Elephant Nursery outside Lusaka to the Kafue Release Facility in Kafue National Park. The...

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