What if civilization collapsed and plants took over New York City? In what we sort of wish were a trailer for a new M. Night Shyamalan movie (it would at least be better than The Happening), the below video shows an abandoned NYC being reclaimed by plants, all starting with a shot of a dead rat being enveloped by moss. It was created through real footage, CG, and some imagination (with "several science fiction twists," Colossal notes). Press play and see the steel and concrete of the city disappear, and instead of going full apocalypse, find a new world begin...

[Colossal via Kottke]