Ivan the gorilla, once a Tacoma store attraction, dies at Atlanta zoo
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Originally Posted by KOMO
When the Coast Guard transferred me to the Pacific Northwest, I was told that this was one of the first things I had to see. Thankfully, I never did. As a conservationist, I believe in the dominion of man over animal however, that doesn't mean in abuse. Fortunately for Ivan, the store shut down the display in 94 and he was moved to the Woodland Park Zoo, where he earned a second life.
Ivan, you will be missed.