The aquarium on Tuesday tweeted a picture of Abby, an otter who helps train orphaned otters how to survive in the wild. Although Abby the otter’s “thicc” pic has earned more than 7,000 retweets and 27,000 likes as of Thursday afternoon, the aquarium has also come under fire for its use of language with origins in black culture and African American vernacular English (AAVE), according to The Washington Post. Posted: Dec 20, 2018 / 11:06 AM PST / Updated: Dec 20, 2018 / 12:46 PM PST. While some may be confused by the vernacular others were upset. On Tuesday, the tweet about Abby was initially received with some laughter, cheer, and a few groans. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo. An aquarium has apologized after getting called out for circulating a photo of an otter named “Abby,” along with colloquial language about the otter’s size.. MONTEREY, Calif. -- The Monterey Bay Aquarium is apologizing for a viral tweet. Listen, all I’m saying is this is such a nonissue. The Monterey Bay Aquarium posted a photo of an otter named Abby, describing her with language the aquarium says originated in African American culture. According to the Los Angeles Times, she is one of five otters … The aquarium tweeted what may not be the most flattering picture of one it's resident otters named Abby. She raises other orphaned otters. People thought the social media employee who came up with the tweet should get a raise.And one person said they loved the tweet so much, it single-handedly convinced them to visit the aquarium. The original tweet, posted Tuesday, included a photo Abby, a curved-up otter weighing just one pound over the average weight for females. A n aquarium has apologized after getting called out for circulating a photo of an otter named “Abby,” along with colloquial language about the otter’s size.. A California Aquarium is apologizing after the internet took offense to a tweet of theirs calling Abby the otter "a thicc girl" and "an absolute unit." The tweet was met with some praise and also criticism, ... What should really outrage everyone is that technically Abby is not even large by typical sea otter standards. Monterey, CA(AP) California’s Monterey Bay Aquarium has apologized after some people perceived a tweet about a sea otter as body-shaming. Abby the otter. California's Monterey Bay Aquarium has apologized after some people perceived a tweet about a sea otter as body-shaming. Using them in a sea otter meme without that background makes insinuations we never intended. “There’s a lot more to this sea otter than meets the eye,” the aquarium said in another tweet. Photo credit: Twitter/ Monterey Bay Aquarium A California aquarium has apologised after it found itself in hot water for using meme language in a tweet describing an otter. Posted: Dec 20, 2018 / 11:06 AM PST / Updated: Dec 20, 2018 / 12:36 PM PST. The tweet in question contained a snapshot showing California’s Monteray Bay Aquarium otter relaxing on the ground at an angle emphasizing her stature. Monterey Bay Aquarium sparks massive backlash over tweet on Abby the ‘thicc’ sea otter News. MONTEREY, Calif. -- The Monterey Bay Aquarium is apologizing for a viral tweet. Abby the sea otter is in the middle of an online debate after a viral tweet from Monterey Bay Aquarium suffered fallout over its use of African American Vernacular English. Monterey Bay Aquarium sparks backlash over tweet on Abby the ‘thicc’ sea otter State News. No where is it comparing them or their bodies to otters. The tweet featured social media words and phrases such as “thick,” “c h o n k” and “OH LAWD SHE COMIN” which are often used to describe someone who is overweight. The tweet described the otter as a thicc girl and absolute unit. "This is the kind of content I’m here for," one person tweeted. According to another tweet by the aquarium, Abby is one of six resident females who trains orphaned sea otter pups and helps them gain the necessary skills to survive in the wild. MONTEREY, Calif. - California's Monterey Bay Aquarium has apologized after some people perceived a tweet about a sea otter as body-shaming. 294 Followers, 405 Following, 310 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Gabby (@abby_g.otter) The Monterey Bay aquarium apologised for its insensitive tweet about one of its otters. by: Alexa Mae Asperin. Christine DeAngelo, the aquarium’s curator of mammals, spoke out after backlash over the original tweet surfaced, explaining that Abby wasn’t even fat for an otter. The aquarium on Tuesday tweeted a picture of Abby, seen here, an otter who helps train orphaned otters how to survive in the wild. The best GIFs are on GIPHY. Advertisement “Abby is a thicc girl,” it read. In the tweet, the aquarium wrote: "Abby is a thicc girl what an absolute unit she c h o n k". Search, discover and share your favorite Abby The Sea Otter GIFs. We need to do better.' A California aquarium is apologizing after sending out a tweet about one of its otters that some are calling offensive. MONTEREY, Calif. (KGO) -- The Monterey Bay Aquarium is apologizing for a viral tweet. Monterey Bay Aquarium apologizes for tweets about a sea otter named Abby California's Monterey Bay Aquarium has apologized after some people perceived a tweet about a sea otter as body-shaming. by: Alexa Mae Asperin. — Camryn (@CatCamryn) December 20, 2018 Abby the otter, according to the aquarium, is one of six resident female otters in the aquarium. Nothing abt the tweet is attacking or being hostile to black women. 'Finding Dory' aquarium sorry for insensitive tweet about Abby the large otter. Wij willen hier een beschrijving geven, maar de site die u nu bekijkt staat dit niet toe. Abby is an 11-year-old sea otter who lives in the Monterey Bay Aquarium. 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