Elephants defecate between eight and 10 times every day, and there are six or seven boli (poop) in a pile. Elephant Dung Coffee Produces The World's Most Expensive Cup. African Elephant Dung. Thanks to the help of our volunteers, keepers can spend our time focusing on husbandry, enrichment and training to provide the best quality care for the elephants. That breaks down to about one pile per elephant every two hours! Close-Up Of Elephant Defecating Dung On Field. Side View Of Elephant Defecating … 8 a.m. The sun-dried, deep-brown dung piles up … In Randeniya, a small village in the lower wetlands of Sri Lanka, elephant poop is a renewable resource.