Islamorada, Florida: Big Betsy, Giant LobsterBetsy, a symbol of Florida Keys wildlife, vies for the title of World's Largest Lobster. Sculptor Richard Blaze spent five years building Betsy.
Betsey the Lobster: Betsy, who is possibly the world's largest lobster, has returned to public view in Islamorada, Florida. Most of her, anyway. [03/31/2009] Complete Story...
World's Largest Lobster: Think for a moment how much a dish of Lobster Wellington or Lobster Newburg costs -- with just normal-size lobsters. How much would you pay for one 35 feet long and 25 feet high? [11/02/2008] Complete Story...
Visitor Tips and News About Big Betsy, Giant Lobster
If only it were real, I'd need a loooot of butter.[CleverNameHere, 08/30/2011]
Betsey has been moved directly across Route 1 (on the west side of the road) to The Rain Barrel (An Artist Community).[Katie, 06/10/2010]
The lobster is there still, but signs are all over telling people there are no longer any shops on the property. It is a Montessori school now. Pictures can still be taken, but be careful about trespassing too much.[James S., 01/21/2008]
August 2008: The lobster, named "Betsey," is now gone. It was reportedly up for sale for $400,000 and is currently undergoing repairs, according to its owners. They vow that Betsey will return, although maybe not to the Florida Keys.