Fishmongers have returned a monster lobster called Maximus to the sea

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Pictured: The lobster is released<br />
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Kind-hearted fishmongers have returned a monster lobster called Maximus to the sea as they couldn't bring themselves to kill him.<br />
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The colossus crustacean, which is believed to be 70-years-old, was caught last year off Weymouth, Dorset, by a local fisherman.<br />
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The 2.5ft long lobster and many others were sold to Weyfish fishmongers who decided to spare it from the pot due to its age and sheer size.<br />
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They said the 'prime specimen', which weighed 9lbs, deserved to go back into the sea to help with breeding stocks. <br />
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They kept him in the tank over winter and have now thrown him back into Weymouth Bay ahead of the breeding season.