My wife loves to go beachcombing for shells on vacation and I always worry she's gonna get in trouble if she takes any. Well, a Dallas woman (not my wife) is facing more than two weeks of jail time and a fine for collecting and removing protected queen conchs from the water during a recent family vacation in the Florida Keys. Officers found the conchs in plastic bins and transported them back into the ocean, with the majority of them alive, according to the newspaper. Officials say people can legally collect seashells, but the shells can't contain a living organism.
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