A sloth, a penguin and a toucan walk into the AJC newsroom..

Newsrooms can be a zoo most any day but the Atlanta Journal-Constitution was a little more so this morning, when Harry the Sloth, Dijon the African Penguin and Cyrano the Toucan came to call.

A Busch Gardens Tampa Bay team accompanied the feathered and furry guests as part of an educational ambassador tour. More than 12,000 animals representing more than 300 species, (more than 35 endangered or threatened) call Busch Gardens Tampa Bay home.

Here's what our visit was like:

My colleagues all documented the visit pretty thoroughly:

Animal care specialists Christine Charlick, Trevor Suich, Sara Rojas and Mike Malden in addition to Varga-Sinka accompanied the visitors today.

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Jennifer Brett
Jennifer Brett
Jennifer Brett is a multiplatform journalist and digital coach. She writes The Buzz blog for accessAtlanta.com.