NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A new viral star of the rodent variety is in the making.

A video clip shows a rat trying to walk the wrong way down an escalator at Penn Station.

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The video was shot by Sam Mazur, who told Gothamist he spotted the rat just before 9 a.m. near the Seventh Avenue Penn Station entrance and exit.

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Mazur told Gothamist the rat “caused a bit of commotion” as people dodged the determined rodent.

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The video cuts off just after 12 seconds, so it is not clear how long the rat tried to go down the “up” escalator.