Rare two-toned lobster caught off coast of Maine

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Fisherman discovers rare two-toned lobster
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A cool catch off the coast of Maine. A fisherman finds rare two-toned lobster off the coast of Maine.

STONINGTON, Maine -- We've seen white lobsters, even rare blue lobsters, but have you ever seen a two-toned lobster?

A fisherman caught an extremely rare two-toned lobster off the coast of Maine. It is half brown, half red.

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And the fisherman who found it did not eat it. He donated the cool crustacean to the Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries. It's now in a touch tank, so visitors can see him up close and personal.

The University of Maine says the odds of finding such a red and brown lobster are one in 50 million.

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