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DNA testing pioneered in effort to trace long-lost mother of ‘orphan’ elephant

DNA testing pioneered in effort to trace long-lost mother of ‘orphan’ elephant
Exclusive: After more than three years of being apart, critically endangered animal could be reunited with family

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he’s living the life of an orphan, her family a long distant memory.

The closest bond that she has with any other animal is a sheep.

Nania, a critically endangered forest elephant, became separated from her herd when she was only three months old, and ever since has been hand-reared by wildlife carers in her homeland, Burkina Faso.