The One and Only Ivan

The One and Only Ivan

Get inside a gorilla’s head, learn to love an annoying baby elephant, and hope beyond hope that humans will get an important message in time in The One and Only Ivan. Besides Ivan’s public performances at the shopping mall, this gorilla is content to watch TV westerns and to finger paint, never pausing to reflect on his past in the wild...

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Ivan: The Remarkable True Story Of the Shopping Mall Gorilla

Ivan: The Remarkable True Story Of the Shopping Mall Gorilla

A young baby gorilla named Ivan is captured at birth and sold to store owners for the purpose of bringing customers to a local mall in Tacoma, Washington. For years, he was treated as a human in the owners’ home, but eventually they locked Ivan in a cage at the store as an attraction and display. Eventually, the people of the town protested his captivity and finally he was taken to a zoo where he was much happier...

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