Claude is made from a blue, green and orange tie-dyed material with a white underside. He has black button eyes and two black thread antennae. He has eight legs and two large pincers.
Claude the crab paints by the sea
A famous artist he hopes to be
But the tide came in and his paints fell
Now his art is on his shell!
Claude was released on 11th May 1997.
His birthday is on 3rd September 1996.
Occasionally, Claude is seen with the wrong name on the tush tag. Some of the names that have been spotted are Inky, Snowball, Weenie, Digger and Legs.
One some of the swing tags, Claude’s name is in capital letters. These have only been seen in Canada.
On 14th March 1999, Claude was given out to season ticket holders who attended the basketball game between the Sacramento Kings and Los Angeles Lakers.
Claude was retired on 31st December 1998.