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UmPhafa's new Bush Camp is complete!

After 4 months of anticipation, UmPhafa Reserve now has an amazing new...

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Aby and Neil – Our 1st Year in review

What an incredible place UmPhafa is! It is an honour and privilege to work...

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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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A tale of three sisters...

Once again here at UmPhafa we have the privilege of taking care of 3 Wild...

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Hot Stuff!

This time of year wildfires are a big worry for many farms and reserves...

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Latest News

  • UmPhafa's new Bush Camp is complete!

    After 4 months of anticipation,...

    Find out more
    01
  • Aby and Neil – Our 1st Year in review

    What an incredible place UmPhafa...

    Find out more
    01
  • 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
  • A tale of three sisters...

    Once again here at UmPhafa we have...

    Find out more
    01
  • Hot Stuff!

    This time of year wildfires are...

    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