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Tag: gorilla

Aug.
23rd

A pet cemetery awaits Ivan, if his remains come home

This just in: An offer from New Tacoma Cemeteries.

It was sad to read of the passing of Ivan, he was/is such an icon of Tacoma. I myself recall visiting Ivan on several occasions at the B&I, always in awe of his presence and the fact there was a gorilla here in South Tacoma.

We at New Tacoma Cemeteries have a pet cemetery on our grounds in University Place. It would be our honor to have Ivan placed here and once again be “home” where he belongs. A cemetery space would gladly be donated, whether they would decide to have

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