Since 2006, Colchester Zoo’s Action for the Wild has donated over £78,500 to support Save the Rhinos International and specifically to boost the capacity and morale of rangers in Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park, South Africa. Covering 960 square kilometres, Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park is based...
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There's always a new story to tell at Colchester Zoo, from welcoming new arrivals, to exciting things to see and discover.
Elephant calf rescued!
Since 2010, Colchester Zoo’s Action for the Wild has donated £35,000 to support the Elephant Orphanage Project (EOP) in Zambia. On the 11th August 2017, the EOP’s Lilayi Elephant Nursery became the home of a female elephant calf, aged just 1...
Komodo Survival Programme update
Since 2006, Colchester Zoo’s Action for the Wild has donated over £9,000 to support the Komodo Survival Programme in conjunction with the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA) European Endangered Species Breeding Programme. Throughout April to June 2017, the programme...
Orangutan Foundation- Project Update
Since 2010, Colchester Zoo’s Action for the Wild has donated £34,000 to sponsor the Orangutan Foundation funding their project on Bornean Orangutan Translocations and Veterinary Support in the 64,000ha Lamandau Wildlife Reserve, Indonesian Borneo. The Orangutan Foundation helps to fund and...
The Red Panda Network- Project Update
The Red Panda Network is working in Nepal in the Panchthar-Ilam-Taplejung (PIT) corridor to protect and maintain a viable red panda population. This corridor is very important because of its large red panda habitat and also its connectivity to the other...
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