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Subway Riders Freak Out Over Rat

Hardened, street-wise New Yorkers start screaming like ’50s cartoon housewives and jump on their seats once a rat is spotted in a subway car. The little guy finally makes an appearance towards the end of the video, just like “Jaws.” Between this and the rat that crawled on the guy’s face, it’s good to see plague carriers are commuting.

Gavon Laessig is a deputy news director and front page editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
 
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