While rats falling from ceilings onto tables inside of hot pot restaurants is something that diners have grown accustomed to in China, one unfortunate man got a bit more acquainted than usual with a rodent during his dinner yesterday night, when it climbed up his trousers.
Video has gone viral on Chinese social media showing the rat’s tail peeking out of the patron’s pants as the Chongqing hot pot restaurant descends into chaos. At first, the man and his companions appear to try to squeeze the rat. Meanwhile, they are encouraged by a staff member to kill the rat, but not take photos of it.
Eventually, the man was able to remove the rodent from his pants and hold it up by the tail for the whole restaurant to see.
Hey, at least it wasn’t a hedgehog.
[Images via Pear Video]
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