Animals Wildlife Hitchhiking Otter Refuses to Get Out of Car [Video] By Jaymi Heimbuch Writer California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo Jaymi Heimbuch is a writer and photographer specializing in wildlife conservation. She is the author of The Ethiopian Wolf: Hope at the Edge of Extinction. our editorial process Twitter Twitter Jaymi Heimbuch Updated October 11, 2018 Video screen capture. YouTube Share Twitter Pinterest Email Animals Wildlife Pets Animal Rights Endangered Species This river otter decided to hop in the vehicle – then proceeds to call shotgun and make itself at home. Try as you might to be frustrated or mad, you will fail, as these folks did. Otter cuteness wins every time.