Because my only experiences with live lobsters are when they're on display in tanks at restaurants or used for poses in photographs, I never knew how insanely quick they can be. And because I didn't know they had cat-like reflexes, I never knew how hilarious it is to watch people fail at catching them. Now I know.

It's so great. I love it when animals outsmart our bumbly bodies. But of course we then ruin it by using tools to overfish them.

And here's a video of a successful catch. Pro tip: use a net.


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