(WXYZ) - An 8-year-old boy from southern England is enjoying a whale vomit windfall.
According to a report from The Bournemouth Echo , Charlie Naysmith was on a nature walk on the southern coast of England when he stumbled across what appeared to be an unusual rock.
But after a little bit of research, his parents realized just how rare the discovery was.
The yellow-ish brown lump was actually a sizable chunk of whale vomit, called ambergis, with a potential worth of $63,000.
As for what makes it so valuable, ambergis is an expensive ingredient used to help perfumes hold their scent.
The Echo reports Naysmith is trying to decide what to do with his windfall.
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