'Louie' lobster, 132 years old, pardoned and released
NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY) - A 132-year-old lobster named 'Louie' that has been living at a restaurant on Long Island was "pardoned" on Friday.
'Louie' was given amnesty off the waters of Peter's Clam Bar in Island Park. In a pre-release ceremony, Town of Hempstead supervisor Anthony J. Santino signed a declaration officially pardoning 'Louie.'
June is National Lobster Month.
A year earlier, 'Larry' a 130-year-old, 20 lb. lobster who had also been living at Peter's Clam Bar was released into the ocean.