Must Watch: Yes, Rats Can Swim Up Your Toilet. And It Gets Much, Much Worse Than That

Warning: go to the toilet BEFORE watching this video.

It’s thought of as an urban myth that rats can get in your toilets and preferably, I’d like it to stay that way. Well, along came National Geographic to shatter my hope that this couldn’t possibly be true; it absolutely is true and this is how they do it.

You have to take your hats off to the lesser-loved rodents, they go to some serious lengths to get up in our pipe holes. Also, expert swimmers, who knew?