Ambergris in high demand among smugglers, stringent rules sought

The forest officer said the majority of the consignment is sent to Sri Lanka from where it is redirected to other countries such as Indonesia and France.

published on : 6th December 2021

Police arrest five with ambergris worth Rs 80 crore

Ambergris is a solid, waxy, flammable substance produced in the digestive system of sperm whales and is used in perfumes, and as an ingredient in cocktails and medicines.

published on : 11th August 2021

Gang selling whale vomit worth Rs 8 crore caught in Karnataka's Kushalnagar

According to forest sleuths, Ambergris is a waxy substance produced in the digestive system of only an estimated 1 per cent of sperm whales. It reportedly has aromatic and medicinal properties.

published on : 8th August 2021