Giant Lobster —
Darren asks, is this real?
I can't name the species (any ideas, Big Gary?), but it doesn't look implausible to me. So I'm going to say, Yes, it's probably real. But I won't upgrade that to definitely real until someone can identify the species.
It's a model of an ancient sea scorpion (a eurypterid
from the Ordovician era) made by Crawley Creatures
for the BBC show Sea Monsters
. The man posing with the model is the founder of Crawley Creatures,…