Detained at LAX for Esquel Meteorite From Argentina
In "Re: [meteorite-list] Detained at LAX for Esquel"
( http://firstname.lastname@example.org/msg119796.html )
and on Dec. 11, 2014, J Sinclair wrote:
"Fossils have been a recent focus too. Some are
being charged with smuggling and landing in
jail because of current laws."
In June, the sale of all antique elephant ivory
and fossil mammoth ivory has been banned
in New York and New Jersey. For some reason
teeth are also included.
States Ban the sale or trade of Mammoth
Ivory Tusks and Teeth. AAPS, Association
of Applied Paleontological Sciences
New York Passes Law Banning Sale of
Elephant & Mammoth Ivory, Jewels du Jour
A related web page is:
Elephant versus mammoth ivory