VIDEO: Baby otter checks out new home at the zoo

NEW YORK, NY (KTRK) -- With the summer heat inching closer and closer, a dip in the pool doesn't sound like a bad idea.

We're pretty sure this adorable baby otter would agree.

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This otter pup just debuted at the Bronx Zoo in New York.

It was born earlier this spring, and is delighting visitors as it splashes and plays with the other otters.

Apparently, it loves the water as much as we do!

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