The “Fail Whale” is a fairly iconic image that anyone who’s used twitter has probably seen at some point, unless you never use the web interface or have been really lucky. This cake was created by Mariana Pugliese a cake designer from Buenos Aires.
Interestingly the Fail Whale was designed by a Chinese illustrator Yiying Lu and was originally an elephant:
You can learn more about how this iconic image came about by watching the following interview with her:
Cake via Gadget Sin