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Whale vomit found on Anglesey beach sells for £11,000

A lump of whale vomit found by a dog walker on a beach on Anglesey has been sold at auction for £11,000.

The chunk of ambergris weighed around 1kg. Credit: Adam Partridge Auctioneers

The ambergris is used to make perfume.

Adam Partridge Auctioneers estimated its price at £7,000 - but it sold today for comfortably more.

The UK bidder who won the auction wished to remain anonymous.


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