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in Action for the Wild & UmPhafa
Colchester Zoo’s Action for the Wild has supported the Hornbill Research Foundation since 2002, adopting families of hornbills in southern Thailand. Our adoption helps fund researchers from Bangkok’s Mahidol and Kasetsart Universities, along with 40 villagers, to look after hornbill nests...

in Action for the Wild & UmPhafa
The months of June and July have been busy for Action for the Wild’s supported Free the Bears’ sanctuary in Laos, with 5 rescues taking place in a month’s period. On June the 26th, a tiny moon bear was rescued with...

in Action for the Wild & UmPhafa
On the 19th September 2018, a team made up of members from the zoo keeping and gardens sections at Colchester Zoo will be taking part in the 3 Peaks Challenge to raise funds for two Action for the Wild supported projects;...

in Action for the Wild & UmPhafa
Conservation of Komodo dragons requires a multidisciplinary approach whereby wildlife population monitoring, direct protection measures, community awareness and capacity building initiatives are integrated and implemented in collaboration with government authorities and the local community. On Flores, Komodo dragons are protected on...

in Action for the Wild & UmPhafa
Action for the Wild has been supporting VulPro in their surveying of vulture populations since 2015. VulPro commenced their 2018 population surveys of both cliff- and tree nesting species in May. The first surveys are undertaken in order to determine the...

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