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in Africa
Head of Section, Angela Matthews, is off to South Africa to assist with a conservation programme for the Lesser flamingo. Supported by Colchester Zoo’s charity, Action for the Wild, Angela will be based at Lory Park to help feed, clean and...

in All
Please see the latest press release written by Species360 on the important data Zoos, including Colchester Zoo, provide to help in their mission to sustain biodiversity.    Despite volumes of data currently available on mankind, it is surprising how little we...

in Africa
Colchester Zoo’s Action for the Wild was a member of the AEECL, the Lemur Conservation Association, between 2004 and 2014 and reinstated its membership in 2017. AEECL is a charitable NGO run by a consortium of 30 European zoos, working for...

in Asia
Action for the Wild has donated over £11,600 to the Komodo Survival Program since 2006. Between July and September 2018, the Komodo Survival Program (KSP) recorded the presence of Komodo dragons at 4 of 26 camera trap locations in the Wae...

in Africa
Action for the Wild has supported the N/a’an ku sê Foundation since 2012, donating £29,145 to date. In December, four calls were received from different Namibian landowners all involving leopards and all involving livestock losses. One of these calls was to ask...

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