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A dog walker who spotted a smelly yellow rock on a beach says discovering it was whale vomit was like finding a “bag of cash”. Ken Wilman said his boxer dog Madge found the lump, which could be worth in Morecambe, Lancashire.

Moby Sick! Rare whale vomit found by schoolboy on beach worth £40,000

Moby Sick! Rare whale vomit found by schoolboy on beach worth £40,000

One whale's sick is a schoolboy's treasure: Charlie Naysmith with the chunk of ambergris that he found on the beach at Hengistbury Head near Bournemouth

Finding Out How Much This Whale 'Vomit' Is Worth Will Make You Sick

Finding Out How Much This Whale 'Vomit' Is Worth Will Make You Sick

Whale vomit, faeces and urine. what's really in your perfume?

Sperm whales eject an intestinal slurry called ambergris into the ocean, where the substance hardens as it bobs along. Eventually it gets collected along shores. The value of ambergris lies in its role in the fragrance industry. High-end perfumes from houses such as Chanel and Lanvin take advantage of the ability of ambergris to fix scent to human skin...

Ambergris - not technically amber, or a mineral; ambergris is a regurgitated 'stone' from the lining of the sperm whales intestine which is ground to make a rare element in refined perfumes

A dog walker believes she may have stumbled across a small fortune after discovering what could be ‘whale vomit’ on a Blackpool beach.

A dog walker believes she may have stumbled across a small fortune after discovering what could be ‘whale vomit’ on a Blackpool beach.

Known as ambergris, this whale excretion is an ultra-rare substance that can fetch thousands of dollars per ounce in the high-end fragrance industry

Known as ambergris, this whale excretion is an ultra-rare substance that can fetch thousands of dollars per ounce in the high-end fragrance industry

Sperm Whale stamp with ambergris pic

Sperm Whale stamp with ambergris pic

Así luce el ámbar gris (vómito de cachalote) El ámbar gris es una secreción producida por el cachalote. Es ceroso e inflamable, de color gris mate o negruzco, con tonalidades variadas como el mármol. Tiene un olor peculiar dulce y terroso parecido al del alcohol isopropílico. ..

Whale-watching: What does ambergris look like? The whale equivalent of a hair-ball.

Meet James Lewis  James Springer, identical twins who were separated at 3 weeks of age; adopted by different families in Ohio. They met when they were 39, and lived within 45 miles of each other. Both had been named James by their adopted family. Both had similar occupations, both married a woman named Linda, both divorced, both remarried a woman named Betty. One named a son James Alan, the other named his son James Allan. And they both had a dog named Toy.

Two Ohio Strangers Find They're Twins at 39—and a Dream to Psychologists

Meet James Lewis & James Springer, identical twins were separated at 3 weeks…

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In the 18 MONTHS that Mike lived as “The Headless Wonder Chicken” he grew from a mere 2 lbs. to nearly 8 lbs. The owner said Mike was a “robust chicken – a fine specimen of a chicken except for not having a head.

Âmbar gris, o ouro flutuante excretado pelas baleias cachalotes.

Identifying real ambergris and see if real whale ambergris and smell of ambregris

Plaster cast of the dried Oxford head and London foot of a Dodo bird, Booth Museum of Natural History, Brighton

Plaster cast of the dried Oxford head and London foot of a Dodo bird, Booth Museum of Natural History, Brighton. The expression reminds me of my grandma.

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This is what whale vomit looks like

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This is what whale vomit looks like

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