Lesley Evans Ogden, BBC Earth
November 25, 2014
When the two young elephants showed up unaccompanied, it was obvious they had lost their mother. Arriving at the park after a long absence, Chastity and her sister were from a family known to spend time in an area with security risks. Their mother's body was never recovered, so it was unclear whether they lost her at the hands of a gun, or from natural causes.
Surprisingly, as the orphaned sisters milled about, they didn't stay with the family group their mother had long been affiliated with.