"Hey fellas — you don't think they're boiling that water to make tea, do you?"
Spiegel Online of Germany reports on a bold breakout this week: Dozens of lobsters scrammed out of an Asian supermarket in Stuttgart. The cunning clawed crustaceans crawled out of their poorly secured crates, scurried across the floor, and squeezed through some metal shutters onto the street.
The Stuttgart police said: "The breakout was successful. Passersby alerted the police at 1:45 A.M. reporting a large number of animals heading down the street."
The lobsters were apprehended, but making a break spared their lives. They have not been given back to the store, but taken to an animal shelter.