15 Adorable Critters Who Are Truly Otter This World

a two-photo collage. on the left there is a photo of otter wearing a hat. on the right there is a photo of a baby otter with puppy eyes.

In case you haven’t seen any pictures of otters lately, here’s a reminder: They’re adorable!


There are 13 different types of otters in the world, and their appearances range from sleek to outrageously fuzzy. No matter what kind you’re looking at, you can rest assured that every otter falls squarely into the “so cute, we can’t even handle it” category! Just in case you don’t believe us, here are 15 pictures that are otterly precious.

1. Otters love fish, so this really is the perfect cap for them.

2. Never seen an otter making puppy dog eyes? Now you have!

3. A zookeeper turned this fuzzy sock into a onesie for a baby otter. We’ll wait while you finish squealing over the cuteness.

4. He’s not really this chonky, it’s just a bad angle! (Or so he says…)

5. We’re not sure what you said to get him to look at you this way, but please apologize right now!

6. Oh, hello, cutie-patootie!

7. Somebody’s all ready for Halloween.

8. Just a group of adorable newborn otters at the Auckland Zoo.

9. Ever feel like you’re being watched?

10. Streeeetch to get that milk, baby!

11. We could never be mad at this face. Ever!

12. They definitely want a bite of whatever you’re eating.

13. The hat resembles Oscar the Grouch, but that’s where the similarities end.

14. We love the whiskers on this sea otter. He looks like a tiny ship captain heading out to sea.

15. We need more of these furry sweethearts in our lives!

See what we mean? Otters are the most underrated creatures we’ve ever seen! In a perfect world, we’d allowed to keep them as pets, but for now, pictures will have to do.

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