Michael Jackson's old pet elephant, Ali, escapes enclosure at Florida zoo

An elephant that once lived at Michael Jackson'sNeverland Ranch briefly escaped its enclosure at a Florida zoo.

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The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens posted on Facebook that Ali the bull elephant wandered through a gate that was accidentally left open Sunday and wound up in a courtyard behind the giraffe and elephant barn.

The zoo said guests weren't endangered and safety protocols were quickly put into place.

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Zoo staff used food to entice the elephant back into the enclosure. Ali was loose for about 20 minutes.