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Cooking the Poo - Softening the elephant dung.

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Making of the Elephant Poo Paper

3. Poo in the pot - Cooking!

Paper can only be made with this fibre if its soft enough to be beaten into pulp. To get the fibre ready for the next stage of pulping, it is cooked in water for over 4-5 hours with salt and then washed with hydrogen peroxide to complete the first stage of making the paper bacteria free.