Tuesday 29 August 2017


Rat filmed climbing on sleeping commuter on New York subway

The internet has reacted angrily after footage of a large rat climbing up a sleeping man on the New York subway was posted online

A New York Instagrammer has earned the wrath of the online community after filming a sleeping commuter riding the subway while a rat climbed across his body.

In the video, the rat can be seen scurrying across the man’s body, before he wakes and emits a high-pitched scream in fright.

A rat climbs over a sleeping man on the New York subway. Photo: Instagram / Anthony Lin

As one commenter put it: “You filmed this human being while a rat climbed on to him and you did nothing. You are the reason why humanity is failing.”

Watch the video and decide if you would have recorded the event or woke the man up.

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