Name: Anru LotterAge: 20Home Town: Moorreesburg, Western Cape, South AfricaStudying at: Saasveld Campus George, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University of South AfricaStudying: Diploma in Nature Conservation As the New Year begins, Colchester Zoo’s UmPhafa Reserve welcomes another intern and the first for 2015! Arriving on the 1st January...
HELLO! WELCOME TO COLCHESTER ZOO
There's always a new story to tell at Colchester Zoo, from welcoming new arrivals, to exciting things to see and discover.
Fisher's Estuarine Moth project continues to grow!
In 2008, Colchester Zoo teamed up with Tendring District Council, Natural England and Writtle College to initiate the captive breeding programme for the Fisher's Estuarine Moth at Colchester Zoo. The breeding programme was set up to provide a readily available supply...
Lolly and Lola - Wild dog sisters grow in confidence!
With the larger pack of wild dogs from Colchester Zoo's UmPhafa Reserve having moved on to their permanant home on another reserve our project has become a lot smaller with just the care of the two sisters remaining. These dogs are much...
Observation and education helping titi monkeys survive
Eduardo, Clarita and their infants Elva and Timi - a family of San Martin titi monkeys - spend the first few hours of the early morning looking for food and taking shorts rests in their forest habitat in Morro de Calzada...
Life as an intern at Colchester Zoo's UmPhafa Reserve
Name: Ryan McCloryHome Town: BathStudies at: The University of PlymouthStudying: Conservation BiologySpecial interest: Trees Ryan began his journey to becoming an UmPhafa intern after meeting one of Colchester Zoo’s conservation officers who visited his university and delivered a presentation on life...
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