The News Tribune photographer Dean J. Koepfler has chronicled the life of Tacoma’s iconic Ivan — from the lowland gorilla’s pen in an eclectic Pierce County shopping mall to his final home at Zoo Atlanta. A 6-foot-tall bronze sculpture of Ivan was unveiled Thursday at the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium.
The News Tribune photographer Dean J. Koepfler has chronicled the life of Tacoma’s iconic Ivan — from the lowland gorilla’s pen in an eclectic Pierce County shopping mall to his final home at Zoo Atlanta. A 6-foot-tall bronze sculpture of Ivan was unveiled Thursday at the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium. Karen Peterson kpeterson@thenewstribune.com
The News Tribune photographer Dean J. Koepfler has chronicled the life of Tacoma’s iconic Ivan — from the lowland gorilla’s pen in an eclectic Pierce County shopping mall to his final home at Zoo Atlanta. A 6-foot-tall bronze sculpture of Ivan was unveiled Thursday at the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium. Karen Peterson kpeterson@thenewstribune.com

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