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Dog walker discovers lump of smelly whale poop worth $158,000

February 01, 2013

Dog walker discovers lump of smelly whale poop worth $158,000

A dog walker and his dog discover a huge chunk of smelly whale poop.

A dog walker and his dog have stumbled upon a six lb lump of smelly whale poop in Morecambe, Lancashire, that could be worth £100,000 or approximately $158,000, according to the Mirror.

The Mirror reports that Ken Wilman didn’t know the value of the stinky yellow rock until a little bit of online research revealed that the substance was ambergris, an ingredient used in the manufacture of perfume. A French dealer reportedly offered Wilman £43,000 for the sperm whale feces but experts contend that the ambergris could be worth a lot more.

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