How hard is it to lose an elephant? Apparently not that hard.
When you hear of escaped zoo animals, you probably think snakes or cats; an animal which can squeeze through tight spaces or is an excellent climber or jumper. That wasn’t the case yesterday at Jacksonvill Zoo and Gardens in Florida.
An adult elephant named Ali, who first came to the zoo from Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch in 1997, managed to escape his enclosure around Noon on Father’s Day. Keepers didn’t make it too difficult for him. He walked right through a gate which was accidentally left open.
Look how proud of himself he is!
What do you do when an elephant ends up in a yard he’s not supposed to be in? You moonwalk him back to his proper…
In the above Facebook post, zoo staff mentioned that safety protocols were put into effect, but at no point were guests in danger.