Rare two-toned lobster caught off coast of Maine

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Fisherman discovers rare two-toned lobster
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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The summer season is off to a colorful start for one Cape Cod restaurant that received an incredibly rare blue lobster out of the blue earlier this week.

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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