PETA, Denver bar owner fight over lobster game |

PETA, Denver bar owner fight over lobster game

DENVER “A restaurant owner and an animal right’s group are wrangling over a game in which patrons use a toy crane to catch lobsters out of a tank to get a free dinner.

JD’s Bait Shop owner Dennis McCann was going to remove the game after a customer complained but now he says he won’t after the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals wrote him a letter accusing him of “abusing animals for cheap amusement.”

PETA Vice President Tracy Reiman says the game ” known as the “Lobster Zone” ” is a form of torture for the lobsters.

McCann says several dozen of his customers are now telling him to stand up to PETA and keep the game. McCann says he doesn’t want PETA telling him how to run his Greenwood Village restaurant and will not remove the game until they leave him alone.

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