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Two crabs discovered in lift in Birmingham

The crabs that were discovered in the lift Credit: BPM Media (Midlands)

Two crabs have been discovered in a tower block lift in Birmingham.

The were recently found by a woman and were put into a plastic box, where they were then taken to the National Sea Life Centre for a new home.

It is believed someone may have brought them back from a trip to the seaside.

The crabs have been taken to the National Sea Life Centre Credit: BPM Media (Midlands)

If you go crab fishing or come across any other sea creatures on your travels, please don’t bring them home with you – they are very sensitive creatures and need to be kept at a certain temperature with a good supply of sea water or they won’t survive.

– Centre curator James Robson

Both crabs are now being cared for by experts and will be introduced to the British shore line exhibition.