Follow Us

Lazy Otter Sliding Across Frozen River Is All of Us on Mondays

Otters make everything cute, so naturally this particular otter had to cross a frozen Canadian river in the most adorable way possible.


Everyone knows the sea otter is the most adorable mammal on the planet.

 

 

Nobody looks as cute as it does while swimming ...

Giphy

 

... eating ...

Giphy

 

... getting a bath ...

Giphy

 

... dancing ...

Giphy

 

... or holding hands.

Giphy

 

What else can otters make adorable? Crossing a frozen river, for one thing.

Last week, Erin Lean spotted a river otter attempting to cross the iced-over Otonabee River in Ontario, Canada.

 

At first, the animal scampers across the ice.

Giphy

 

Then, coming up with a better plan, it flops on its belly and does a pathetic-cute slide.

Giphy

 

No one but an otter could make a face-plant look so cheerful. Watch the whole dramatic, 49-second journey here:

 

Show Comments ()
Illustration by Fabio Manucci

This 10-Foot Crocodile Once Terrorized Great Britain

Scientists' recent discovery of the Melksham Monster has changed everything we thought we knew about crocodile evolution.

Keep Reading Show less

Let's Stay in Touch Subscribe Shark

Credit: Chris Van Wyck

Meet the Turtle With the Best Hair in the Animal Kingdom

The world would be a cooler, chiller place if we all took some hairstyle cues from Australia's Mary River turtle.

Keep Reading Show less

via YouTube

WATCH: This Baby Seal Is Determined to Surf With People

Surfers Matt and Andrew were catching some waves during the summer when a baby seal decided to join.

Keep Reading Show less

Let's Stay in Touch Subscribe Shark