Watch home movies of young Ivan the gorilla

Larry Johnston shares his family's home movies of Ivan the gorilla from the 1960s. The world-famous gorilla lived with the Johnstons for three years, until he was 60 pounds and proved too big and powerful to remain in their Tacoma home. He was moved to a shopping center, where he lived from 1967 to 1994. Ivan died in August 2012 at Zoo Atlanta.

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Watch home movies of young Ivan the gorilla

Larry Johnston shares his family's home movies of Ivan the gorilla from the 1960s. The world-famous gorilla lived with the Johnstons for three years, until he was 60 pounds and proved too big and powerful to remain in their Tacoma home. He was moved to a shopping center, where he lived from 1967 to 1994. Ivan died in August 2012 at Zoo Atlanta.
Dean J. Koepfler, dkoepfler@thenewstribune.com Ivan footage courtesy of Larry Johnston
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