TSA finds 20-pound lobster in passenger's luggage at Boston airport

A 20-pound lobster was spotted by the Transportation Security Administration in someone's luggage at Boston's Logan International Airport.

TSA spokesman Michael McCarthy shared a photo of the crustation on Twitter, which received over 1,000 likes and retweets:

According to McCarthy, the lobster was being transported safely and was able to go through security:

The TSA website says that live lobsters are allowed to pass through as long as it's in a "clear, plastic, spill proof container."

The Associated Press reported that the lobster is the largest McCarthy has seen and "cooperated quite nicely with the screening process."

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