Claws? Tail? Shell?
He’s not your typical mascot. Hanging out at the Charlottetown, PEI port, this fine fellow can be seen as either greeting visitors or bidding them farewell.
Actually, I think he’s charming. After all, he represents an island. Water — salt water — seafood.
Lobstermen trap and sell the right-sized ones and they end up on dining tables around the world. Following the rules, the Canadians harvest them in a sustainable manner. Trap, measure (throw back if too small or female with eggs), and sell on the market.
Boil, season, and serve. Eating a whole creature? Wear a bid and use your tools. Lorenzo the Lobster grows a tough, tight shell. After all, it keeps the hazards of the ocean from damaging the tender muscles and internal organs.
Pardon me — I’m off to enjoy a seafood meal.