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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.co.nz)

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: abc.net.au)

Ambergris Gold: Ambergris has been described as 'floating gold' because of it's high value (Image: ambergris.co.nz)

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