Animal or Food? The Internet's New Favorite Meme
Recently, 25-year-old Karen Zack (@teenybiscuit) has gifted the Internet with its latest meme that has many asking "animal or food?” On November 20, 2015, Zack posted a tweet asking "duckling or plantain?" as the caption for this photo:
On March 2, Zack posted a follow up, "labradoodle or fried chicken?" This is when the meme really started to take off. Zack has gained a huge following along with hundreds of thousands of retweets and "likes."
Buzz about the new meme didn’t stop at the Internet either; the meme has received coverage from ABC News, Fox News, New York Magazine and THE Huffington Post. It has left many smiling and contemplating the following:
Puppy or bagel?
Chihuahua or muffin?
Shiba or marshmallow?
And Zack’s most recent juxtaposition, parrot or guacamole?
The Internet has responded with some of their own analogies:
Pomeranian or pancake?
And the hilarious Donald Trump or raw chicken?
"I was so shocked to see them go viral, on [International Women's Day] no less," Zack said to ABC News. "It's exciting to be recognized for making people laugh."
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