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waxy substance secreted by the sperm whale and found floating at sea or washed ashore

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Grand Caribe is a Belizean luxury resort & condominium complex, 2 miles north of San Pedro Ambergris caye and has the only official fishing weigh in station in Belize and the region.
With the installation of the submarine cable, BTL will now be able to offer its DigiNet Broadband product to the entire island of Ambergris Caye; with broadband speeds of up to 100 Mbps.
Although presumably they have found some substitutes as, for instance, for ambergris.
Summary: Ambergris is a wax-like soft substance that is secreted from the intestines of the sperm whale
Kylie can't wait forthe ambergris results from the laboratory, while Ken is excited about the trip to the Beer Festival.
Sperm whales produce ambergris to protect their intestines from the sharp beaks of the squids they eat.
Among the tales are a boy sets his parents on the straight and narrow, a grandfather's advice on goats, the mindless man, a jinni's kiss, a mother's advice to her sleeping baby, a prayer for rain, ambergris from the snake, a man in times of drought, and the pernicious botfly.
Known as ambergris, when it is fresh it smells like fishy poo, but as it ages it becomes sweet and earthy and was first used as a fixative to make scent last longer.
Based in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye in Belize, Tropic Air's biggest hub is at Belize City International Airport.
The base note includes the most seductive essences in the world of fragrances: Oud, surrounded by sensuous ambergris and elegant harmonies of moss.
Of the emerging destinations, the relatively less known Ambergris Caye Island in Belize has seen a number of travellers from India, followed by Lankanfushi in the Maldives " From destination preferences to cuisine choices to what Indian travellers like to do while on holiday, the Trip Advisor Outbound travel for the first half of the year 2014 reveals a lot about the way we travel.
Fixatives originally were musk extracted from the genital area of deer and ambergris from sperm whales, but now synthetics are also used.
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The top note of the fraA[degrees]grance is led by bergamot, melon, pineapA[degrees]ple, plums, pear, pepper, black pepper, lime and lemon, which cascades down to Lily of the Valley, freesia and jasmine, with a bottom note of leather, oak moss, cedar wood, patchouli, ambergris and white musk.