Maine lobster shedding its shell caught in photos

When a lobster first sheds its shell, the new shell is so soft that it feels like a rotten banana. Occasionally they come up in lobster traps, and are commonly referred to as “jelly bellies”. They’re so soft that an elastic band would crush their claws, and they can’t  be sold for wholesale because they would get crushed.  Read more and view the pictures here 08:17: