If you take a closer look at this video (which appears to feature a jaunty otter playing with some people), you'll realize that the otter is no ordinary otter — it is a scout otter, sent from the great Otterman Empire to ascertain the relative strength of human warriors.

The report? Humans are trusting and weak — they shall be easy to conquer.

This Adorably Confused Otter Thinks It's a Dog

via Laughing Squid