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Moby Dick’s Ambergris: Whale shit that’s worth thousands of dollars

Color drawing of a sperm whale fighting with a giant squid

PortandTerminal.com, February 4, 2020 “Who would think, then, that such fine ladies and gentlemen should regale themselves with an essence found in the inglorious bowels of a sick whale!” (Herman Melville, Moby Dick) PARIS, FRANCE – Natural ambergris, which is one of the most valuable raw materials in the perfume, comes from sperm whale poo. And while the smell of …

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