Video Details

Ivan: The Remarkable Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla

Next Airing: Wed, Apr 15th, 2020 at 9:50 AM on KUED-HD
Length: 00:07:49
Usage rights: 7/1/2016 to 6/30/2021

Availability information for this program

Born in 1962 and captured as a baby, Ivan was brought to a Tacoma, Washington, mall to attract shoppers in 1964 where he lived for 27 years. Public pressure built until a better way of life for Ivan was found at Zoo Atlanta. From the Congo to America, and from a local business attraction to a national symbol of animal welfare, Ivan the Shopping Mall Gorilla traveled an astonishing distance in miles and in impact. This is the true story and includes photographs and facts.

Availability:

PBS Utah

Recent PBS Utah programs can be purchased on VHS or DVD at a discount to Utah educators. To order call (801) 581-3064. Current PBS programs airing on PBS Utah may be recorded for educational use.