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Shell Shock: Rare Two-Tone Lobster Found in Maine

Offbeat  (tags: animals, bizarre, interesting, odd, off-beat, unusual, wildlife )

- 1845 days ago -
The chances of finding the two-tone crustacean are 1 in 50 million. "We've had blue ones and calico ones, but we'd never seen anything like this," one person said. "It looked as if someone had taken painter's tape and run it from proboscis to tail ...


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Past Member (0)
Saturday August 31, 2013, 12:28 am
Thanks Caree!

Gloria picchetti (304)
Saturday August 31, 2013, 6:25 am
It's attractive but not a very good pet.

Past Member (0)
Saturday August 31, 2013, 10:27 am
Funky lobster---it should've stayed in the ocean. Thanks Caree

. (0)
Saturday August 31, 2013, 12:24 pm
Now the big it going to live, or be eaten?

Connie O (44)
Saturday August 31, 2013, 1:12 pm
Wow...interesting. Hopefully it will never be eaten.

DaleLovesOttawa O (198)
Saturday August 31, 2013, 7:26 pm
Well, Allan Yorkowitz, according to the story the lobster will be kept to educate children. Interesting, a lot of stories over the past several months about unusual blue and all sorts of patterns of colours on lobsters.

""We've had blue ones and calico ones, but we'd never seen anything like this," said Mason.

After photographing the lobster, the lobsterman donated it to the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, a nonprofit marine science center in Portland, which keeps lobsters in a tank for children's education programs."
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