The world is their lobster

Four kilogram crustacean raises money for Scottish charity the Sick Kids Foundation

Gavin Borthwick (right) with David Shand
Gavin Borthwick (right) with David Shand

A three-foot long lobster caught in Scotland has been auctioned in aid of the Sick Kids Foundation.

Larry the Lobster was found in the Inner Forth in Scotland by fisherman brothers Robbie and David Brand. He weighs in at four kilograms, which is bigger than the average new-born baby.

Gavin Borthwick, the owner of Armstrong’s, a fishmongers in Edinburgh, auctioned Larry in aid of charity.

As well as money from the winning bid, people gave donations in return for having their picture taken with Larry and £790 was raised in total.


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