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.

Ivan the gorilla statue — and his legacy — unveiled in Tacoma

October 26, 2016 06:05 PM