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Rocky, Maine's largest lobster ever, has claws "tough enough to snap a man's arm"

Reuters: "All the weight is in the claws, it would break your arm," said Elaine Jones, education director for the state's Department of Marine Resources.


Maine State Aquarium Manager Aimee Hayden-Roderiques is pictured holding "Rocky", the 27-lb lobster donated by a shrimp dragger to the Aquarium in this handout photo obtained by Reuters February 23, 2012. The lobster, the largest ever recorded caught in Maine, was released into the ocean Thursday.

The 40-inch male crustacean, about the size of a 3-year-old human, was freed in the waters of the Atlantic Ocean.

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