Everyone in New York has made peace with the idea that there are rats in the subway. But usually there aren’t rats IN the SUBWAY, as in running around inside the cars. When that happens, it’s pretty horrifying:


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Well, half horrifying, half hilarious to watch everyone standing on the seats squealing, with one subway rider executing a deft little jump as the rat comes barreling towards his feet.

We especially like the fact that the standard “if you see something, say something” announcement is playing at the beginning of this video. Suspicious package indeed.

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Of course, you shouldn’t let this keep you from using public transit, but we’d understand if you avoided open-toed shoes for a while.