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The Atlantic reports that researchers at the University of British Columbia have discovered a plant-based substitute for ambergris, the waxy whale waste matter that Charles Joly of the Drawing Room was recently challenged to use in Key Ingredient. It's produced in the digestive tracts of sperm whales after the whales consume sharp objects, particularly squid beaks, and then expelled?as Joly so delicately put it?from either end.
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