Raccoon learns the hard way what happens to cotton candy in water

It's gone just like that.


Gabe Bergado

Internet Culture

Published Jan 4, 2016   Updated May 27, 2021, 10:13 am CDT

We know all too well that raccoons love their treats. There’s the little fella who swiped a donut and the one that’s practically a living garbage disposal. And now we have the raccoon that’s just trying to treat itself to some cotton candy—before sugary tragedy strikes.

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Unbeknownst to the fact that cotton candy and water do not mix, the raccoon tries to wash its sweet snack in a puddle. It dissolves away, just like its hopes of enjoying dessert. 

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Stick in there, buddy. At least you know next time to gobble that cotton candy up before it disappears. 

Photo via london/Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

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*First Published: Jan 4, 2016, 9:24 pm CST