SUPPORTING CONSERVATION PROJECTS WORLDWIDE

Action for the Wild News

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...

in Africa
Chembo, a female chimpanzee, was confiscated from the illegal pet trade earlier this year having been kept in a narrow cage for six years and showing signs of thinking she was human. Now she is recovering well at the Centre de...

in Africa
The last few months at Colchester Zoo’s UmPhafa Reserve have been some of the most difficult since it first began. Veld fires have ravaged valuable grazing lands and times continue to remain tough with little rain and severe droughts are taking...

in Africa
Colchester Zoo’s charity Action for the Wild supports VulPro, a vulture conservation programme in South Africa working to put Africa’s vultures first. Kat Smith, one of our keepers at Colchester Zoo, volunteered at Vulpro in May 2015 and has since gone...

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