By Olivia B. Waxman
January 25, 2016

The only thing worse than finding your car covered in two feet of snow during New York City’s second biggest snow storm would be finding a rodent inside of it or on top of it.

An Instagram user uploaded a video of what appears to be a mouse (some say a rat) popping out of a Jonas snow mound on a sidewalk and then diving right back in, burrowing toward a parked car. The video ends with the critter looking like it is about to crawl into the wheel of a parked car. The user says the video was shot in Brooklyn Heights.

The rodent has already been nicknamed “snow rat,” a reference to the rat famous for dragging a pizza slice down subway stairs in a YouTube video (that some now believe was staged by an animal trainer).

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