If you think feces are filthy and worthless, then you must be mistakenly big. perfume. The most expensive feces in the world, 80kg worth $ 3 million.
Lloyds Bank's fossil fertilizer department
In 1972, to build a new branch of Lloyds Bank in Yorkshire, England, construction workers unearthed a human feces 20 cm long and 5 cm wide.
Historians say the lump existed as far back as the 9th century, under the rule of the Vikings, they also emphasized that the lump's owner had a gut problem and could not have gone. spend a few days.
The main "food" of this dung is the meat and bread. The fecal fossil is currently priced at $ 39,000, however, it has not been sold and is currently stored in the Viking History Museum.
Brazilian Guano is another expensive coffee made from animal waste, similar to weasel coffee. As the name implies, this coffee is made from the feces of wild birds in Brazil.
Local farmers will look for undigested coffee beans in the feces of wild birds in Brazil. This type of coffee is considered an "aristocratic" ingredient in the coffee world and it costs £ 700 per kg (equivalent to 21 million VND / kg).
The dung of the elephants living in the Thailand Golden Triangle is used to create one of the most expensive coffee in the world, also known as black ivory coffee - made from coffee beans extracted from elephant dung.
In 2012, a pound of black ivory coffee sold for $ 500 and a cup for $ 50.
The producer said the black ivory coffee has a unique, non-bitter taste because the beans have been acidified in the elephant's stomach. Its taste is also altered by sugarcane, bananas and other foods that elephants eat.
It is known that elephant dung can also make a beer - Un, Kono Kuro, this beer is only available in Japan and it is sold out in a matter of minutes, after posting advertising information on the company's website. Beer is also known as Un, Kono Kuro, a play on words in Japanese, meaning black and made from feces.
Fossil feces longer than 1 m
In 2012, an unnamed man unearthed a 102-centimeter "yellow" fossil of an unidentified ancient creature excavated in the Toledo area of Washington, DC.
Perhaps this giant super-sized stool is between 6 and 33 million years old. In 2014, this ancient fossil was auctioned off for $ 10,370.
Critics, however, thought it was a fossil that looked like feces, but it was unlikely that it was a fossilized feces. They thought it could be a volcanic ash material that turned into clay after falling into the swamp.
Ambergris - sperm whale feces
In 2016, three fishermen in the Kingdom of Oman found 80 kilograms of sperm whale, worth the equivalent of $ 3 million. In the same year, a couple in the UK discovered a similar piece of manure but weighed only 1.57 kg and sold for $ 70,000.
It is known that humans have used ambergris since more than 1,000 years ago. Today, they are considered an important ingredient to produce high-end perfumes.
Ambergris usually hardens when exposed to sunlight, air and sea water.
Ambrein is the main ingredient of ambergris - sperm whale droppings, which keep the fragrance of perfume on the skin for hours, in addition to stimulating the desire of mice. .
In fact, the opportunity to find ambergris is extremely rare because there are only about 200,000 sperm whales in the world. Because sperm whales are endangered, ambergris is banned in the US, but it is still valuable in many countries like France.