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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 Africa
The Centre de Rehabilitation des Primates de Lwiro (CRPL) was founded in 2013 to offer a permanent solution for the increased number of orphaned great apes confiscated around Kahuzi-Biega National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Colchester Zoo’s Action for...

in Africa
Colchester Zoo’s Action for the Wild has donated £11,000 to VulPro since 2015.  Our funds help towards vulture monitoring expenses, covering field staff and activities related to several of the core colonies. This also includes power line sweeps below the colonies....

in Asia
Colchester Zoo’s Action for the Wild has donated £31,000 in support of Free the Bears since 2011. The majority of our support has been put towards enrichment and development at Free the Bears’ Cambodian bear sanctuary in Phnom Penh. In 2017,...

in Africa
On the 18th October, staff on UmPhafa got a wonderful glimpse of a pair of ground hornbills on UmPhafa. This is the first time this species has been seen on the reserve in many years! Ground hornbills are listed as vulnerable on...

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