Ivan, Tacoma's beloved gorilla, finds a home at Pt. Defiance Zoo

A life-sized bronze statue of Ivan the gorilla will be unveiled Wednesday outside Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium. Ivan became a Tacoma icon during his time at the B&I mall on South Tacoma Way and died at Zoo Atlanta in 2012 when he was 50.
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A life-sized bronze statue of Ivan the gorilla will be unveiled Wednesday outside Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium. Ivan became a Tacoma icon during his time at the B&I mall on South Tacoma Way and died at Zoo Atlanta in 2012 when he was 50.

Statue of Tacoma icon Ivan the gorilla to be unveiled Wednesday

October 26, 2016 07:00 AM