The kangaroo rat filmed earned the nickname "ninja rat" on account of its incredible evasive jumps and mid-air kicks.
Ricardo Land has received over $27K in GoFundMe donations and says he was suspended after his viral video showed a rat infestation.
The large rat can be seen moving in the toilet bowl as people nearby address it as "sir" and a "distinguished gentleman."
"You still love that chicken from Popeyes?" the man filming the video asks.
Being forced to stay indoors during the lockdowns of the COVID-19 pandemic has led to fewer food sources outside for rats.
The rat pack reportedly darted inside a kennel to steal food from the dish of a dog sitting inside.
The videos have amassed a total of 9 million views as the farmer helped nurse the injured rat back to health.
Many of the surviving rats are reportedly seeking safer ground inside people's homes and in city parks.
David Barrett, an avid birdwatcher who snapped images of the incident, told Newsweek that he had never seen a great blue heron eating a rat before.
Some teachers said the infestation has been an on-going problem for years and it has been a noticeable issue within the school.
Margaret Holzmann from California had a fever, headache and fatigue, but her coronavirus test came back negative. So, her doctor asked if she had encountered any wild animals.
A video of a snake being fed into a wall to scare out nearly a dozen rats has gone viral on Twitter.
The pink, hairless baby rodents made their home in Olivia Longstaff's comforter at her Idaho farmhouse.
The rodents had plagued Lehua Island for decades and proved difficult to tackle following a failed attempt to eradicate the population in 2009.
Computational research shows that receiving "likes" is not unlike a rat's "reward learning" for food.
Leonard Shoulders, 33, was waiting for a bus in the Bronx when the sidewalk collapsed beneath his feet.
No one bats an eye, it's just another day in the city, another rat grabbing dinner.
The rats were feasting on bird seeds on the Lower East Side.
KFC has come under fire a number of times in recent years for all kinds of accusations including racism, serving old food, and mutant chickens.
"Pizza Rat was Disneyland New York, this is the real s***," one user joked on Twitter.
The owl left his home after flying around and perching in his lounge for at least six hours.
The closing of restaurants disrupted the food supply of rats and forced armies of rodents into the streets of Chicago, New York and other U.S. cities in broad daylight, where they fight one another for food.
Closed food outlets should limit food sources for rodents, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has said.
A new study finds that "honesty is enforced" by a "smell of hunger" when rats decide to share food with their compatriots.
Researches think it could be possible that both human and rat species have seen parallel shifts in their DNA.
The enzyme NicA2-J1 was found to reduce nicotine levels in the blood, without leading to any withdrawal symptoms.