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Education at Colchester Zoo's UmPhafa Reserve

Education is one of our main aims on UmPhafa. Since 2009, we have run an...

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Creating water sources at Colchester Zoo's UmPhafa Reserve!

Access to water is one of the main limiting factors for our wildlife species...

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Hornbills spotted at Colchester Zoo's UmPhafa Reserve!

On the 18th October, staff on UmPhafa got a wonderful glimpse of a pair...

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UmPhafa Dam gets an upgrade!

Over the last month, interns and staff at Colchester Zoo's UmPhafa Reserve...

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Research student visits UmPhafa Reserve

Research student Shareen Sauders talks of her time at UmPhafa and her study...

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Two week placement for 25 years+

Over 25 and looking to make a difference with your holiday this year? Action...

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The life of an intern at UmPhafa

Intern Lauren Owen summarises her diary of events at UmPhafa! I...

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UmPhafa through the eyes of an intern

I've never had a gap year, and I honestly didn't think I'd missed out on...

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Latest News

  • Education at Colchester Zoo's UmPhafa Reserve

    Education is one of our main aims...

    Find out more
    01
  • Creating water sources at Colchester Zoo's UmPhafa Reserve!

    Access to water is one of the main...

    Find out more
    01
  • Hornbills spotted at Colchester Zoo's UmPhafa Reserve!

    On the 18th October, staff on UmPhafa...

    Find out more
    01
  • UmPhafa Dam gets an upgrade!

    Over the last month, interns and...

    Find out more
    01
  • Research student visits UmPhafa Reserve

    Research student Shareen Sauders...

    Find out more
    01
  • Two week placement for 25 years+

    Over 25 and looking to make a difference...

    Find out more
    01
  • The life of an intern at UmPhafa

    Intern Lauren Owen summarises...

    Find out more
    01
  • UmPhafa through the eyes of an intern

    I've never had a gap year, and...

    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 offically recorded on Umphafa

Mammals 49
Birds 186
Reptiles 24
Amphibians 10
Trees 62