He had the air of a male model — and social media users went nuts for his animal magnetism.
The picture, which looked like a gym selfie, was snapped by Flo McEwan, 52, in Baldock, Herts.
And the ripped rodent is far from the only buff creature about.
Here we reveal other animals who look like they’ve been working on their perfect beach bodies.
Kangaroo bounces into the lead and joins riders in a horse race in AustraliaWidowbirds wow in jumping birds competition in clip from Planet Earth IICat and hamster do Tom and JerryBoxing kangaroos look like human fighters as they carefully pick their punches