Australia's 17-metre high Big Lobster is up for sale

Australia is known for its 'big things', and now the 17-metre high Big Lobster is up for sale.

Known locally as Larry the Lobster in the small coastal town of Kingston SE, on South Australia's south-east coastline, he could be picked up and moved to another state.

There are roughly 150 things in Australia's collection of large objects scattered across the country, including the Big Banana, the Big Pineapple, the Big Merino and the Big Prawn.

Known locally as Larry the Lobster (pictured) in the small coastal town of Kingston SE, he could be picked up and moved to another state

Known locally as Larry the Lobster (pictured) in the small coastal town of Kingston SE, he could be picked up and moved to another state

When Casey Sharpe bought Larry 11 years ago, he hoped the gigantic crustacean would help bring crowds into his seafood restaurant.

Unfortunately, the business behind Larry's tail closed two years ago, and a tempting offer has come up for Mr Sharpe to sell.

There's only one cost - to ship the lobster to Western Australia, The New York Times reports.

Although, Mr Sharpe said

read more from dailymail.....

Get the latest news delivered to your inbox

Follow us on social media networks

PREV US man arrested after Australian is found dead in his Philippines office with ...
NEXT 'Inclusive' gender-balanced and multicultural characters steam in for Thomas ...