Dead red squirrel for sale on eBay ... for £275
A dead red squirrel has been put up for sale on eBay for £275.
Bargain-hunters were shocked to find a picture of the rodent's body on the online auction site.
And at least three people were 'watching' the item, possibly with a view to buying it.
An opening bid of £10 is required, and the seller suggests the corpse could be used 'for taxidermy purposes'.
But one woman who saw the listing while looking for an ornamental squirrel, said she was horrified by the listing.
The seller writes: "Found this beautiful creature this morning, must have died of natural causes as no damage.
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