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Lobsters of a different color

Price Chopper delivery includes 3 orange crustaceans

Michael Croll, Seafood Manager at the Western Avenue Price Chopper in Albany, holds a rare orange lobster, considered 1 in 10 million, that was found with other lobsters, on Monday.
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
Michael Croll, Seafood Manager at the Western Avenue Price Chopper in Albany, holds a rare orange lobster, considered 1 in 10 million, that was found with other lobsters, on Monday.
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Statistics were challenged this week as three bright orange lobsters were found at Price Chopper locations around the region. The supposed one-in-10-million rarity suddenly became three in 10 million for supermarket workers as the colorful crustaceans were spotted among a delivery of the usually brown and green variety at the Guilderland, Middletown and Binghamton locations. The genetic mutation that causes the orange, cooked-looking hue can actually create a variety of color changes — from blue, ...

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dan
July 2, 2013
12:31 a.m.

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Any idea which aquarium they went to?

wmarincic
July 2, 2013
7:19 a.m.

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Dan, you actually want the Gazette to write a complete article? Common sense would dictate that a reporter would ask and report the answer about the aquarium or that they would report that no aquarium has yet been decided on but you are reading the Gazette, where common sense is at a minimum.

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