Adorable sea otter beats the heat with a swim in cold water

(CBS News) I know it's probably beginning to sound like a broken record between my mentioning it along with just about everyone else on Facebook and Twitter... but, geez, is it hot outside! This little sea otter knows exactly what I'm talking about. He doesn't even want to look at the hot sun.

Awwwwwww... isn't he just the cutest? And that water looks so cool and inviting. It makes wish I was a little sea otter swimming around in a cold pool of water right now! Preferably an indoor pool with air-conditioning on full blast. The adorable video was posted by YouTube user KatieOtter501 who writes about it:

A young otter has a lot of lessons to learn! How to groom his fur, what to eat, and even how to sleep! Wild sea otters spend between 50 and 60% of their time resting, taking breaks between feeding, grooming, and socializing throughout the day and night. Often otters rest with their paws over their eyes, perhaps because it is a comfortable position in which to keep their short paws out of the cold water.

Okay, so maybe he's not exactly trying to escape the heat of the sun, but I wouldn't be surprised if that played at least a little role in it, too. Right?  The very cute clip is actually part of a larger documentary being made entitled "OTTER 501", which you can learn more about by clicking here.

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