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‘Huge’ Atlantic lobster washed up in Vancouver likely set free by animal-lovers

It’s certainly not a typical sight on Vancouver beaches — or anywhere on the West Coast, in fact. The carcass of a large lobster, native to the Atlantic ocean, with claws almost as big as a man’s size 11 shoe. “I saw it from far away, and thought wow, that’s a lobster,” said Damon Gudaitis, who spotted a dog walker pick it from the surf while walking in New Brighton Park in East Vancouver last week. Gudaitis snapped a picture and sent it to Fisheries and Oceans Canada, curious what the alien crustacean was doing there. He didn’t hear back, but local biologists have offered a likely explanation. Read the article here 21:57