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A Whale of a Find

As noted on the website Mideast Eye, a group of Yemeni fishermen fleeing the conflict have found a precious resource for which the Adeni coast is well-known historically. This is ambergris, known as ‘anbar in Arabic. It was long an ingredient in the most exotic perfumes. Consider that this chunk of 127 kg sold for $1.5 million.

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