Giraffe Poop Seized At US Airport From Woman Wanting To Make Fashion Necklace From It

Giraffe Poop Seized At US Airport From Woman Wanting To Make Fashion Necklace From It

Customs officers at a US airport have confiscated a box of giraffe waste after a woman attempted to enter the country with it to construct a necklace. Upon being chosen to have her belongings searched upon her arrival at the Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport in Minnesota on September 29, the woman declared the little box of faeces, according to US Customs and Border Protection.

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Who Is This Woman?

This woman is from Iowa and claimed to have previously created a necklace from moose dung.

Where Did The Woman Get The Giraffe Poop?

Airport Seizures Giraffe Poo Box After Woman Attempted To Make Necklace From It
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She claimed to have collected the poop while visiting Kenya and brought it back in her luggage to construct a necklace.

Is Bringing Giraffe Poop Legal?

According to Minnesota Public Radio, giraffe poop can be imported into the US with the correct authorizations and inspections.

Did This Woman Faced Any Punishment? 

Airport Seizures Giraffe Poo Box After Woman Attempted To Make Necklace From It
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No, she did not, as the woman declared the faeces and submitted them to customs officials, according to the station. Therefore, she won’t face punishment.

What Did The Officials Do With The Poop?

The agency’s agricultural experts destroyed the giraffe waste.

“There is a real danger with bringing faeces into the US,” said LaFonda D. Sutton-Burke, a field director for US Customs and Border Protection.

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“If this person had entered the US and had not declared these items, there is a high possibility a person could have contracted a disease from this jewellery and developed serious health issues.”

Airport Seizures Giraffe Poo Box After Woman Attempted To Make Necklace From It
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Among the diseases customs officials have listed as threats in Kenya are swine vesicular disease, African swine fever, classical swine fever, Newcastle disease, foot-and-mouth disease, and Newcastle disease.

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