CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn –New York City rats have been making their rounds on social media in recent months, and this selfie-taking rodent is no exception. But be warned, this will make your skin crawl.
An out-of-town visitor and his friend told FOX61 they were waiting for a train at the President Street station in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn when they saw a man passed out, lying down on the subway platform. A rat then climbed onto the man's sweater, startling the poor straphanger who jumped in horror and dropped his cellphone in the process.
Before his freak out, somehow, his cellphone took a picture of the rat and woke up the subway rider because of the flash.
The entire incident was captured on video by the pair.
About two months ago, social media entered a frenzy when a rat was caught dragging a pizza down the stairs at the First Avenue subway station.
Less than a month later, an epic brawl between a rat and pigeon for New York City unofficial mascot also became widely popular.