There is no sadness like this raccoon dropping his candy in a puddle

Brace yourself for the saddest tale in the animal kingdom.

A raccoon was undoubtedly happy to discover a roll of cotton candy lying in the road but, sadly, he quickly discovered that his candy prize was too good for this world.

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There is nothing more harrowing that watching the adorable critter's elation at finding the sweet treat, followed by his sudden loss, panicked attempts at recovery and then, finally, crushing defeat.

We feel you, little guy.

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