In a stunning turn of events, a group of experts investigating the death of a sperm whale on the Spanish island of La Palma stumbled upon a hidden treasure inside the deceased creature. No, it wasn’t pirate gold or a long-lost civilization—it was something even more extraordinary. Antonio Fernández, head of the Institute of Animal Health and Food Security, discovered a massive lump of a rare substance known as ambergris. Valued at a whopping €500,000 (around $545,000), this “floating gold” found in the whale’s colon has left everyone in awe. Move over, buried treasure—floating whale treasure is the new sensation!

‘Floating Gold’ Worth Over $500,000 Found Inside Washed-Up Sperm Whale