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Twenty-five pound, 100 year old lobster caught off Maine coast

Too big for even a trap, a 25-pound lobster required some serious muscle to pull it out of the ocean off the coast of Phippsburg. Lobsterman Eric Wallace caught the monster male crustacean that he estimates to be at least 100 years old. Lucky for Wallace, the Moby Dick-sized lobster snagged his giant claw in the rope of Wallace’s trap resulting in the brief capture. In the state of Maine, lobsters’ backs must measure more than 5 inches to be kept. >click to read< 15:45