Giant crab won't appear on the menu

'Claude' the giant crab is one of three rescued from the pot in Australia after being spotted by a member of staff from Weymouth Sea Life Park. The company 'shelled out' £3,000 each, including shipment, for them. Tasmanian king crabs are a delicacy in Australia. He goes on display tomorrow.

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Meet Claude the giant crab

A giant crab has been spared from the chef's pot after a Weymouth sealife worker bought him and two others for £3,000 during a trip to Australia. Claude is a whopping 15 inches wide and weighs in at 15 pounds.