West Coast whale ‘vomit’ could be worth millions

m1176244.jpegThey call it a beachcomber’s dream, but the chances of finding it, are slim to none. This is why a recent find at Streaky Bay of the rare substance ambergris, which is essentially sperm whale vomit, is a coup for a South Australian fishing family.

Why would anyone want whale vomit?  Turns out it’s something that is added to perfume to slow down the evaporation.

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And of course, who wouldn’t want their picture taken with it!

 

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