Not only do they seem affectionate and cuddly with one another, they genuinely seem to simply enjoy each others company.
If otters aren't relationship goals then we just don't know what is anymore.
This. This right here is love.
Huzzah! Another step in the right direction!
CITES is a multilateral treaty to protect endangered plants and animals, and as of yesterday, in a meeting in Geneva, over 100 countries have voted to ban the trade in the smooth-coated otters and officially placing the otters onto the CITES most endangered list.
Story via France 24
And then the conversation got carried away and before we knew it -- Sean Astin Appreciation Day was born! And we're totally on board!
It all began when Twitter user @samxgrace posted some photos of Sean Astin adorably hanging out with a cuddly otter, but made the mistake of saying, "Sean Astin from 'Stranger Things'".
Check out the hilarious transition, from otters, to diapers, to an entire day dedicated to Sean Austin, below!
Get otter here! The Winnipeg Humane Society's emergency response team was called downtown to save a river otter that had taken refuge from the cold under a garbage bin near the University of Winnipeg. Shout out to the team who was able to rescue the poor river otter.