Ivan the gorilla, arguably Tacoma's most famous resident and a much-beloved ambassador for the animal rights movement, died Monday at Atlanta's zoo. (Becky Stein/For the News Tribune)
Ivan the gorilla, arguably Tacoma's most famous resident and a much-beloved ambassador for the animal rights movement, died Monday at Atlanta's zoo. (Becky Stein/For the News Tribune)
Ivan the gorilla, arguably Tacoma's most famous resident and a much-beloved ambassador for the animal rights movement, died Monday at Atlanta's zoo. (Becky Stein/For the News Tribune)

B&I's beloved Ivan was one of a kind

August 22, 2012 12:00 AM