......introduce you to a very special animal. He is THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN and his story is told in the book of the same title by Katherine Applegate. This is one of the best books of the year. Ivan is a real gorilla whose story is told in a heartwarming tale of loneliness, friendship, art and hope.
Visit Ivan's website, theoneandonlyivan.com to see more about this amazing silverback gorilla and to visit
Zoo Atlanta where he currently happily lives with others of his kind.