The Otters are characters in the 2016 Disney/Pixar animated film, Finding Dory. They are sea otters that live in the Marine Life Institute.
Role in the Film
The otters were first seen in their exhibit when Dory and Hank try to get to the Open Ocean exhibit. Dory mentions "Cuddle time" upon seeing the otters in their exhibit. More otters appear when Dory, along with Destiny and Bailey (who escaped their exhibits) and Charlie and Jenny are planning to stop traffic with things that are cute. After telling Destiny to flip Dory when the truck reaches the bridge, she tells the otters to follow her while she tells everyone else to stay. Several otters reach the bridge and one of them carries Dory after Destiny flips her. Several passengers stop their cars to see the otters, because stating that they are adorable and two of the otters open the Quarantine truck and Hank rescues her to reunite with Marlin and Nemo. However, a passenger is upset with the otters inside their truck, yelling "Those aren't your fish!" to them and the otters retreat from the angry passenger.