Don’t mess with NYC rats – this is brutal.

Daily Mail – It’s all fun and games until a pizza becomes a pigeon.

On the heels of recent viral videos featuring rats love for pizza is this gruesome clip of one rodent having a very different kind of feast as he attacks and kills a pigeon in front of shocked New Yorkers.

When the video begins the rat has already sunk its teeth into the poor pigeon, which is seen desperately trying to flap its wings and escape.

‘You only see this in New York,’ someone can be heard saying off-screen.

The clip, which was filmed and posted on YouTube by John Freund, was captured in Brooklyn.

‘Rat versus pigeon,’ another man dramatically announces, ‘Who will win?’

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