An eight-year-old boy is looking to bank some big bucks after discovering a valuable piece of whale vomit on a beach in Great Britain. According to the “Daily Echo” newspaper, the boy, Charlie Naysmith, came across a large yellowed rock on the sands, later discovering with the help of his parents that it was actually a piece of ambergris — waste expelled by whales as either vomit or feces. Ambergris is a valuable commodity in the perfume industry as it helps prolong the scents. Industry experts say a pound of ambergris can sell for as much as ten-thousand-dollars. Charlie’s chuck is reportedly estimated at 63-thousand-dollars in value. His father says he is considering building an animal shelter with the profits, as Charlie is fond of nature.
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