“I understand travelers who want to bring back vacation memories, but some of them may violate international law or expose our families, pets or agriculture to various diseases,” said Kim Der-Yeghiayan, Acting Director of US Customs. .for the city of Washington. . .
Customs officials seized the bones and turned them over to the US Fish and Wildlife Service, which concluded that such a “souvenir” was contrary to international laws regarding the transportation of rare species.
The traveler herself was not brought to any responsibility.