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Otters are adorable, there’s no doubt about that, but how often do you actually get to see one in person? Sure you could go out and watch one at the zoo, but we wish there were a way for us to get closer. Although owning an otter is out of the question for most people, we can at least live vicariously through these residents of Japan who are able to live in close proximity to those cute river animals. Take a look at these five otter videos and prepare to say, “Awww!”

▼ Otters just hanging out on the kitchen table being otters.

▼ Otterly adorable bathtime

▼ Thanks for the soda, little guy!

▼ Even otters beg for food

▼ Jealous otter wants to be a part of the group

Now we just want to go out and give an otter a tiny little handshake!