Consider this the pole dance nobody wants to see.
The video of a rat trying to climb up — and slide down — a metal handrail on New York City’s Metro “L” line has commuters horrified and mesmerized.
It is the winner of the account’s popular “What The L” video contest.
And, it’s reason #47 to not touch anything on the subway and always carry hand sanitizer.
Or for some, reason enough not to ride at all.
Photos Subway Creatures/Instagram