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After a man struck it rich by finding a lump of whale vomit ...


Lookups spiked on January 31, 2013.


A British man found an unusual rock that turned out to be ambergris.

Or as a headline in the Mirror explained,

Dog walker finds smelly lump of whale vomit on beach that's worth £100,000

Ambergris is "a waxy substance from the sperm whale that is used to make perfumes."

The word derives from the French words meaning "gray amber."

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