May 20, 2013 22:14 Furry foundlings Furry foundlings Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- This baby North American river otter gets friendly with zookeeper Dominique Fleitas. The 3-month-old otter was found near its dead mother in the marsh. He's still too young to go on display yet. The Audubon Zoo is caring for several baby animals that were rescued from various precarious circumstances around the state in recent weeks. Advocate story May 20, 2013 Comments The Audubon Zoo is caring for a rash of baby animals found in precarious circumstances around the state in recent weeks. Among the animals rescued include a North American river otter found next to its dead mother in the marsh and five 2-week-old raccoons found living in a vending machine. In Baton Rouge, a 12-week-old kit, or baby fox, was found at a demolition site.