“Compare the size of this rat with that of the nearby 16-ounce malt liquor can”

The New York Times, taking advantage of the Web’s limitless news hole and the opportunity to interact with readers, has posted some results of its call for photos of subway rats .

Though the Times’ original story on the city’s struggles with rats in the transit system declared “It seems that rats like to hang out in stations, but not on trains,” the slideshow includes some dramatic evidence to the contrary