Rare calico lobster almost eaten for dinner
NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (KABC) -- He almost ended up as someone's dinner, but a rare calico lobster is now the hit of a Rhode Island aquarium.
The lobster named Calvin was fished out of the waters in Maine. He turned up in a tank at a restaurant before being rescued.
The orange and black crustacean is now at the Biomes Center in North Kingstown, which has hands-on marine biology programs for schools.
Researchers say the mutation that causes Calvin's speckled shell only occurs in one out of every 30 million lobsters.
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