Shediac, New Brunswick, Canada: World's Largest Lobster

Using two giant fiberglass claws to defend its claim as "Lobster Capital of the World," Shediac's 35 ft. long lobster sits atop a terraced rock perch with a lifesized bearded fisherman. Sculpted by artist Winston Bronnum in 1989.

Address:
Main St., Shediac, NB, Canada
Directions:
Just west of the bridge on Main St. Take the first turn into the visitor center parking lot. The drive closest to the lobster is exit only.
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World's Largest Lobster.

World's Largest Lobster

It's a big lobster statue. I can't think of anything to add.

[Craig S. Thom, 08/10/2002]

Shediac has proclaimed itself "Lobster Capital of the World." The fiberglass lobster is 35 feet long, 15 feet wide and 16 feet tall, sculpted by Winston Bronnum in 1989. December 2007: Recent photo added.


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