’Roo the Day: Australian animals arrive down under at AAA Tucson

Tucson, Feb. 4, 2013. This Friday, meet a bevy of animals from the Australian outback – including a kangaroo - at the AAA office on Oracle Road. In honor of a new San Diego Zoo exhibit highlighting the Australian outback, these creatures will be on hand so visitors can learn about them and soak up some animal magnetism.

WHAT:          San Diego Zoo visits AAA Tucson West

WHEN:          2 to 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8

WHERE:        AAA Tucson West

                       6950 N. Oracle Road

San Diego Zoo’s visit will feature: 

  • San Diego Zoo ambassador Rick Schwartz will be presenting Australian animals including a red kangaroo, a blue-tongued skink, a laughing kookaburra and a cockatoo. * Rick will be able to answer questions about the animals and the new Australian Outback exhibit.
  • Prizes including two San Diego Zoo gift baskets
  • San Diego Zoo tickets available for purchase at a discounted rate for AAA members.

AAA members and non-members alike, as well as media, are encouraged to bring their cameras and questions to this afternoon adventure. AAA members can purchase discounted tickets to the San Diego Zoo throughout the year at any AAA office.

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