Here's how a 110-year-old lobster Larry rescued from becoming a meal!- See pics
Merritt decided to purchase the catch for $300 but Melluso was so touched by the rescuer's effort that he ended up donating the lobster to him.
New Delhi: This incident took place at Sunrise restaurant in Florida. A 15 pound, giant male lobster was caught and brought to the restaurant owner Joe Melluso, where he decided to serve it as someone' s dinner, according to a local news report.
All thanks to John Merritt from iRescue, he stepped forward at right time and saved the life of giant lobster. Merritt decided to purchase the catch for $300 but Melluso was so touched by the rescuer's effort that he ended up donating the lobster to him.
"They really opened up my eyes and it got me a little emotional," Melluso told ABC News. And that's how Larry was dropped from restaurant's menu list and sent to the Maine State Aquarium.
The pics below shows how iRescue team completed their rescue effort for saving a century-old lobster.
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(Image credit: iRescue Wildlife/Facebook)