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Recent intern talks of his experience at the reserve!

UmPhafa truly is a special place and was an experience I will never forget....

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Poaching crisis continues

Colchester Zoo’s UmPhafa Reserve in South Africa is home to hundreds...

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UmPhafa Reserve stock count!

UmPhafa supports a diverse range of wildlife species; some of which have...

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Rain arrives at Colchester Zoo’s UmPhafa Reserve as the year comes to an end!

As the end of the year fast approaches UmPhafa has finally seen some much...

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UmPhafa Reserve donations

The last few months at Colchester Zoo’s UmPhafa Reserve have been some...

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Special sighting at Colchester Zoo's UmPhafa Reserve!

To many it may not seem such a big deal but to everyone here on UmPhafa...

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Fences come down at UmPhafa Reserve

When we purchased the final piece of the UmPhafa puzzle there were a few...

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Vestguard UK help UmPhafa Staff with the fight against poaching!

With security incidents such as poaching on the increase in South Africa...

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Latest News

  • Recent intern talks of his experience at the reserve!

    UmPhafa truly is a special place...

    Find out more
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  • Poaching crisis continues

    Colchester Zoo’s UmPhafa Reserve...

    Find out more
    01
  • UmPhafa Reserve stock count!

    UmPhafa supports a diverse range...

    Find out more
    01
  • Rain arrives at Colchester Zoo’s UmPhafa Reserve as the year comes to an end!

    As the end of the year fast approaches...

    Find out more
    01
  • UmPhafa Reserve donations

    The last few months at Colchester...

    Find out more
    01
  • Special sighting at Colchester Zoo's UmPhafa Reserve!

    To many it may not seem such a...

    Find out more
    01
  • Fences come down at UmPhafa Reserve

    When we purchased the final piece...

    Find out more
    01
  • Vestguard UK help UmPhafa Staff with the fight against poaching!

    With security incidents such as...

    Find out more
    01

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Since its first conception, UmPhafa has seen the return of two large carnivores to the site through free migration; leopard and spotted hyena

Number of species officially recorded on Umphafa

Mammals 48
Birds 143
Reptiles 18
Amphibians 11
Trees 54