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Horse skeleton seized at Florida mail sorting facility

Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Customs officials in Florida said they seized an unusual package that arrived via mail from Hungary when it was found to contain a complete horse skeleton.

Customs and Border Protection officials said specialists at the Jacksonville International Mail Facility discovered a package that arrived from Hungary contained more than 200 equine bones.

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Daniel Alonso, the acting director of field operations for the agency's Miami and Tampa field offices, tweeted photos of the bones arranged to create a complete horse skeleton.

"No horsing around this Halloween," Alonso tweeted.

Alonso said the package did not have a required veterinary services permit and would not be sent along to its intended destination.

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