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    13 GIFs That Will Destroy What You Know About Seafood

    This is how lobsters and crabs get to our plates. It isn't pretty.

    NSFW: these GIFs are graphic and will make you flip your desk in a rage.

    1. First, lobsters have their claws ripped off.

    2. Then their heads are ripped off their bodies …

    3. … before their tails are torn off.

    4. And let's not forget this step.

    5. The dismembered lobsters' heads and abdomens are dumped into a bin …

    6. … where their antennae and legs writhe even after they have been torn apart.

    7. If that weren't enough, a man jumps on the pile of animals.

    8. Crabs are violently smashed onto metal spikes.

    9. This is done to rip off their top shells.

    10. Sometimes it takes a few tries.

    11. Their internal organs are scrubbed off by spinning brushes.

    12. Then they are slowly lowered into a vat of boiling water.

    13. When all this is happening—and even after it happens—the animals are still alive, as these workers will gladly point out:

    My response:

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