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512 Federal Statutes

Federal statutes impose restrictions and prohibitions on the mailing of fish, wildlife, plants, and products made from these, as well as plant pests, injurious animals, and taken fish, wildlife, and plants. The purpose of these restrictions and prohibitions is to protect agriculture, ecosystems, and natural resources in the United States. Additional information on these restrictions and prohibitions can be found in the Lacey Act and in the Endangered Species Act, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, and the Plant Protection Act under the U.S. Department of Agriculture.