Larry Johnston, who lived with Ivan the gorilla for three years, and B&I owner Ron Irwin talk about Ivan's life. Plans are underway to immortalize Ivan in a larger than life bronze sculpture that will welcome visitors to Point Defiance Zoo & Aquar By Dean J. Koepfler dkoepfler@thenewstribune.com
Larry Johnston, who lived with Ivan the gorilla for three years, and B&I owner Ron Irwin talk about Ivan's life. Plans are underway to immortalize Ivan in a larger than life bronze sculpture that will welcome visitors to Point Defiance Zoo & Aquar By Dean J. Koepfler dkoepfler@thenewstribune.com

Ivan the gorilla will return to Tacoma in statue form

February 06, 2016 06:00 AM