A mysterious rare sea creature has washed up on a Queensland beach in Australia and a woman is hoping it could make her a small fortune if it turns out to be an ambergris which is intestinal slurry ejected by sperm whales.
The dark-coloured alien-like creature could be a rare phenomenon and if verified may be worth a lot of money.
The woman shared a photo of the strange animal which washed up at Hervey Bay beach in Queensland, Australia, and took to social media to ask if people thought it was a toxic stonefish.
To her surprise, most disagreed and said the jelly-like creation was more likely to be an ambergris – and if it’s true she could be quids in.
Ambergris, otherwise known as an intestinal slurry or “floating gold”, is ejected by sperm whales, eventually hardens in the water and is highly prized by the beauty industry.