Mr. Marmot is French, of course, so he really wanted to visit the French embassy, where he was warmly welcomed!
At the embassy, a fellow was making things with balloons, and Mr. Marmot challenged him to make a marmot!
Not a bad job, but it did give Mr. Marmot an idea…
Mr. Marmot decided that he needed a companion, and the balloon thing didn’t really meet his needs. So he adopted Baby CE!