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Action for the Wild is Colchester Zoo's charity.  It was created in 1993 to assist conservation projects worldwide and now, as a registered charity supports 21 projects including its own, UmPhafa Private Nature Reserve in South Africa.

Donate to Action for the Wild

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A donation of just £10 will be acknowledged with a certificate and will help buy pepper spray for field rangers protecting desperately endangered rhinos from poachers.  There are 20 projects that will benefit from the support of Colchester Zoo's charity this year and you can help be a part of this vital work.  

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Help the UmPhafa Private Nature Reserve

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A donation of £10 towards Action for the Wild's own reserve in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa will fuel a truck to monitor species in the reserve. 

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Enables the release of an Impala onto the reserve a vital species within the African ecosystem.  

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Any donation over £10 is acknowledged with a certificate and will help our vital conservation work.

OPENING TIMES

4.30pm close or dusk if earlier (Except for Christmas Starlight Nights) 
Last admission to zoo grounds at 3.30pm

24th November, 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 23rd December - 7.30pm close - Christmas Starlight Nights
Last admission to zoo grounds at 6.30pm

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