November 20, 2018

18-pound Lobster Caught, Given to New York Aquarium

Well, that would make a lot of lobster rolls.

In a situation akin to Sebastian’s escape from a mad chef in The Little Mermaid, an 18-pound lobster was rescued from hot water when the New York Aquarium bought it instead of letting the shellfish find its way to a surf-and-turf platter.

The massive sea creature, estimated to be about 70 years old, got caught in a Canadian fisherman’s nets about two weeks ago, according to the New York Aquarium.

It flew all the way to California with a crew of