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BAMAPHIN 22
01-10-2009, 08:26 PM
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A 140-year-old lobster once destined for a dinner plate received the gift of life Friday from a Park Avenue seafood restaurant.
George, the 20-pound supercentenarian crustacean, was freed by City Crab and Seafood in New York City.


http://news.aol.com/article/at-140-lobster-earns-his-freedom/300663

Tetragrammaton
01-11-2009, 02:14 PM
That lobster just barely missed the Civil War.

CalDolFan1014
01-12-2009, 04:35 AM
That lobster just barely missed the Civil War.

...and apparently he just missed being dipped in butter, too.

Vaark
01-13-2009, 11:59 AM
Until someone can produce his birth certificate, I'm skeptical and writing this off as a clever Publicity stunt by the restauranteur.

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ih8brady
01-17-2009, 12:40 PM
To think he would have died as a little crawdaddy if Robert Byrd didn't have his catch-and-release crustacean policy.

FINdestructible
01-23-2009, 12:15 PM
Until someone can produce his birth certificate, I'm skeptical and writing this off as a clever Publicity stunt by the restauranteur.

http://www.finheaven.com/images/imported/2009/04/oh44yf-1.jpg


Agreed.