It's human nature to buy souvenirs when you travel, especially if your travels take you to exotic places half way around the world. I do it all the time. A rug in Turkey, wine in France, and my weakness -- wooden boxes.
But you may want to think twice about the things you buy.
That cautionary note came from Simon Habel of Traffic North America, an organization that monitors wildlife trade. He wants you to realize that instead of gracing your home, your keepsakes will be tagged, bagged, and placed on a shelf in the customs office. And you may be subject to a substantial fine. Simon joins us with some "know-before-you-go" advice.
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