A group of fishermen in Yemen has hit the jackpot when they found a floating whale carcass in February 2021, containing a lump of ambergris worth more than US$1.5 million. Also known as “floating gold”, ambergris is a rare substance found only in the belly of sperm whales and is used to make perfume. The sale of the rare treasure has helped lift the fishermen and their local community out of poverty.

2021年2月,一群也門(mén)漁民在自己發(fā)現的一具漂浮的鯨魚(yú)尸體中開(kāi)出了頭獎,一塊價(jià)值超過(guò)150萬(wàn)美元的龍涎香。龍涎香也被世人稱(chēng)為“海上浮金”,它是一種只存在于抹香鯨的腹部,能夠被用來(lái)制造香水的罕見(jiàn)物質(zhì)。出售這份稀有的珍寶所得來(lái)的錢(qián)讓這些漁民和當地社區就此擺脫了貧困。