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  • Man finds valuable whale vomit on beach

    02/01/2013 11:20:44 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 53 replies
    upi ^ | Jan. 31, 2013
    MORECAMBE, England, A British man said he was walking his dog on the beach when the canine discovered a lump of whale vomit -- also known as ambergris -- worth some $158,550. Ken Wilman said his boxer, Madge, discovered the smelly lump on a Morecambe, England, beach and an online search identified the 6-pound object as ambergris, an ingredient in perfume that could be worth as much as $158,550, The Mirror reported Thursday. "It smelled horrible. I left it, came back home and looked it up on the Internet," Wilman said. "When I saw how much it could be worth,...