December 8, 2012

Four-clawed lobster is a keeper

A Wells lobsterman is holding onto the rare creature for now.

The Associated Press

WELLS — A Wells lobsterman has caught a four-clawed lobster, but this one’s not going into a pot of boiling water.

Zach Donnell told WMTW-TV that he’s keeping the lobster and feeding it.

Donnell said he will probably donate the unusual creature to the Maine Department of Marine Resources in Boothbay.

However, the office is closed for the season, so he’s still working on contacting state officials about his find.

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