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Lobsters are clawed crustaceans that live all over the world. They are protected by a hard shell, or exoskeleton, that they must shed, or molt, in order to grow bigger. Lobsters turn red when cooked because the cooking process exposes their natural pigments, the same ones that make carrots orange.

  1. 1. What color do lobsters turn when cooked?
    1. a. Red
    2. b. Orange
    3. c. Black
  2. 2. What are lobsters protected by?
    1. a. Spikes
    2. b. An exoskeleton
    3. c. Poison
  3. 3. What kind of animals are lobsters?
    1. a. Bivalves
    2. b. Mollusks
    3. c. Crustaceans