Four blue lobsters, one yellow, and one albino lobster have been caught in the Canadian Maritimes in the last two weeks. To put that into perspective, the odds of catching a blue lobster is 1 in 2 million, a yellow is 1 in 30 million, and an albino is 1 in 100 million! The CBC puts it into perspective.

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Image of albino lobster: Khrista Higginbotham/CBC

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Half remembering a BBC wildlife documentary, but am I right in thinking that some lobsters are genetically two creatures jammed together, that sometimes manifests as a 50-50 colour split?