A History of Ambergris

June 12, 2012

Hour 1:           What’s as valuable as gold, found only on beaches, and produced only by sperm whales? We’ll find out this hour with Christopher Kemp [1], molecular biologist and author of the new book “Floating Gold: A Natural (and Unnatural) History of Ambergris” (University Of Chicago Press, 2012).

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[1] Christopher Kemp: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/christopher-kemp

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