It’s National Lobster Day! Here Are Some #LobsterFacts You Didn’t Know!
It's National Lobster Day today!
As if we need a day to celebrate lobster here in Maine - EVERY DAY is lobster day!
Here are a few Lobster Facts to celebrate today that you might now know:
>> Lobsters can be right-handed, left-handed, or ambidextrous.
>> Many lobster species can live to be 100 years old or more in the wild.
>> Most lobsters travel over 100 miles a year and have migratory patterns!
>> Lobsters were once considered the poor man's chicken. In Colonial times, it was fed to pigs and goats and only eaten by paupers.
>> Lobsters shed their shells in a process called molting.
>> Former President and First Lady George and Barbara Bush loved to eat lobster served up fresh at Mable's restaurant in Kennebunkport.
>> Lobsters were originally gathered by hand. It wasn't until the mid-19th century that lobster trapping became popular. Ouch!