The article concentrates on the psychological damage to elephants from having their family networks destroyed, especially when children see their parents killed. The effects parallel what's been seen happening to human kids in the same region. Makes sense--social animals don't function well when violently isolated. Made me think of some of the things that've happened in this country. There's people working on repairing the damage, but there's no easy fixes. And the central problem for the elephants is the need for lots of land to roam in, which humans want too.