This Lobster Lived Inside A Clam Bar For 20 Years. Then, At The Age Of 132, The Remarkable Happened

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Image: Facebook/Peter’s Clam Bar

This lobster had been in a seafood restaurant for longer than its most recent owner. In fact, the newest proprietor had come to see him as a friend rather than as food. And then, one day, he made up his mind: he knew exactly what to do with the crustacean.

Image: Facebook/Peter’s Clam Bar

It sounds like a Disney movie: a lobster stuck in a tank longing to see the world outside the glass. For one crustacean captive, though, it was real life, and it was a story that had begun decades ago. But for better or worse, all of that was about to change.

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Image: Facebook/Peter’s Clam Bar

The shellfish in question is called Louie, and by all accounts, he is one long-lived lobster. Although it’s hard to be exact given his incredible lifespan, Louie is roughly 132 years old. And that makes him one of New York’s oldest incarcerated lobsters.

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