SUPPORTING CONSERVATION PROJECTS WORLDWIDE

Action for the Wild News

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...

in Africa
Since 2004 Colchester Zoo’s charity Action for the Wild has supported a number of conservation and research projects around the world and this fantastic work continues into 2016 with different projects each year receiving support and funding from our charity. This...

in Africa
UmPhafa truly is a special place and was an experience I will never forget. Whether you have an interest in conservation or just want the adventure of a lifetime spending time with some amazing African animals in their natural habitat, I...

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