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"Cotton Candy" Lobster is Star Attraction

When a lobsterman discovered a beautifully colored lobster in his trap, he knew he had found a star lobster that the world needed to see. Statistically speaking, the crustacean’s coloring is 1 in 100 million. The lobster, named Haddie by the lobsterman, has found a new home in an aquarium at The Seacoast Science Center in New Hampshire. Listen to hear more about the discovery of Haddie the lobster and the science behind her cotton candy coloring.


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