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The Big Lobster is the most mouth wateringly delicious of all Australia's "Big Things" - you can keep your Big Banana and Big Pineapple - The Big Lobster wins hands down.

Known locally as Larry the Lobster the sculpture of a spiny lobster stands 17 meters tall and weighs over 7 tonnes. Larry is regarded as one of the most impressive of Australia's Big Things.

Born in 1979 after being designed and built by Paul Kelly. Larry is made from fibreglass supported by a structural steel frame. He has been Kingston’s main attraction for decades and have seen thousands of tourists smile, laugh & play with him throughout his life. It’s estimated that he has been photographed over 10 million times over the past 38 years.

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