& # 39; Times are rough in NYC, even the rats are stripping & # 39 ;: the clubbing rodent is seen over metal railings on the subway train
- Rogue rodent was filmed sliding down piles of the New York Subway
- Rat was compared online with a pole dancer and clip has more than 10,000 views
- Last year's calls for reporting rat observations increased to 17,353, an increase of almost 38% compared to 2014
This proud & # 39; pole dancing rat & # 39; certainly wasn't shy because he slid his way down Subway handrails that many New Yorkers touch every day.
The shocking sight of the rodent climbing the metal rods has so far drawn more than 10,000 views on the social media page Subway Creatures.
The images of Sebastian, known on Instagram as @seebaass_, were recorded on a New York metro F train.
This vermin can become visible while it is being lowered by the metal railing
In the clip, he can be heard laughing while slowly zooming in on the performing creature.
Sebastian & # 39; s video won an online competition for & # 39; What the L & # 39; – referring to an MTA train with combat closures – and claimed a free MTA MetroCard for the year.
Online users are surprised and horrified by the video, with different types of horror.
Instagram user Fullframed replied: & # 39; Times is ruff [sic] now in nyc. Even the rats are stripping for the cheese. & # 39;
The rodent gently attaches itself to the top and then slides to the bottom, shocking viewers online
In the clip the filming of the man can be heard audibly back while slowly zooming in on the performing creature
Some referred to Pizza Rat, who infamously dragged a piece of pizza down the stairs.
Joan Piccini responds to Facebook: & # 39; The pizza rat drives to his next pizzeria. & # 39;
While others referred to Remy the hopeful rodent rodent star of the 2007 animation film Ratatouille.
Garethbrook7 said on Instagram: & # 39; Ratatouille outright loving life. & # 39;
A Facebook user referred to the parable of the rat with the aspiring chef Remy of the Walt Disney movie Ratatouille
Others mock about the size of the rat, his talent as a performer, and suggested it was a & # 39; stripper & # 39; used to be
Online the video quickly attracts hits that are already more than 10,000
Last year, rat perception increased by nearly 38 percent compared to 2014, to a reported 17,753 on the 311 hotline in New York City, according to OpenTheBooks.com.
The non-profit watchdog noted the increase of 12,617 in 2014.
Although the exact number of rats in New York remains unclear, a 2014 estimate is from scholars Jonathan Auerbach suggest around two million.
If the figure is correct, it could mean that for every four The 8.3 million inhabitants of New York, there is a rat.
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