A lobster, up close, with a blue rubber band on its claw.

Do lobsters feel pain? The British Parliament wants to know.


The British parliament is currently considering whether to include invertebrates, like lobsters, in a new animal welfare bill that would mean the end of live-lobster boiling.

Yangcheng Lake hairy crabs for sale.

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