December 11, 2017

21-pound lobster donated to aquarium

BOSTON, July 25 (UPI) — The New England Aquarium in Boston said it has obtained a 21-pound lobster from an anonymous bidder who won it in a raffle.

Tony LaCasse, a spokesman for the aquarium, said the lobster arrived Monday and will be displayed in the Cold Marine Gallery following the standard 30-day quarantine period, The Boston Globe reported Wednesday.

The lobster was caught in Orleans and sold to Capt’n Elmer’s Fish Market, which held a raffle in honor of the lobster to benefit the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The winner was to have received 21 pounds of retail-sized lobster

Source: http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2012/07/25/21-pound-lobster-donated-to-aquarium/UPI-37891343239751/