Dave Stancliff Here’s a Touching Tale to Digest: Boy finds a Bonanza in Whale Vomit blogarama.com

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Here’s a Touching Tale to Digest: Boy finds a Bonanza in Whale Vomit

An 8-year-old boy in England could be up to $63,000 richer, thanks to a piece of solidified whale vomit he picked up on the beach.

The chunk may look like a yellow-brownish rock, but it's actually a primo piece of ambergris, an expensive perfume ingredient that is, um, spewed out by whales.

Charlie Naysmith stumbled upon the loaf-sized lump at Hengistbury Head, on the southern coast of England, the Bournemouth Echo reported over the weekend.

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