Ambergris is a waxy substance vomited up by whales, which after being cleaned by the sea, is turned into a perfume essence. It has been in the news recently because an Australian couple found a very valuable amount of ambergris on a local beach.

Ambergris NZ: Ambergris found in New Zealand (Image:

Ambergris Loralee: Lucky Loralee from South Australia, came across this lump of ambergris on the beach - it could earn her & her husband several hundred thousand euro! (Image:

Ambergris Gold: Ambergris has been described as 'floating gold' because of it's high value (Image:

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