Shoppers share the strangest things they’ve found online – including a creepy squirrel puppet

Un-buy-leivable! Online shoppers share the VERY bizarre products they’ve spotted on Amazon – from an ‘iron man’ costume to a squirrel hand puppet

There are plenty of bargains to be had online but, as these photos prove, the internet is also home to bizarre products that simply should never be sold. 

Shoppers in North America and the UK have shared images of some of the strangest potential purchases they’ve come across while scrolling on Amazon.

The bewildering snaps, collated into a gallery by Bored Panda, showcase items that range from the weird to the downright creepy.

Among them are a ‘hand puppet’ squirrel which looks like it has been skinned, and brightly coloured hybrid boot-chaps.     

Here, FEMAIL shares some of the most bizarre things seen on Amazon…

This interesting outfit, which will give you appearance of a large household appliance, is not exactly what one UK-based shopper had mind when seeking out Ironman costumes

This interesting outfit, which will give you appearance of a large household appliance, is not exactly what one UK-based shopper had mind when seeking out Ironman costumes

Skinned squirrel? With its long claws and lack of body, this hand puppet, shared by a US-based shopper, looks like something out of a nightmare

Skinned squirrel? With its long claws and lack of body, this hand puppet, shared by a US-based shopper, looks like something out of a nightmare

Why bother wearing both chaps and high heels, when these statement boots, posted by a shopper who's thought to be UK-based, combine both into one very bold statement outfit?

Why bother wearing both chaps and high heels, when these statement boots, posted by a shopper who’s thought to be UK-based, combine both into one very bold statement outfit?

This US-based shopper simply searched for Little Mermaid costumes for boys, so you can imagine their surprise when this ensemble popped up

This US-based shopper simply searched for Little Mermaid costumes for boys, so you can imagine their surprise when this ensemble popped up

One has to ask oneself how many pages this book, called 'How I made $290,000 selling books', which costs $290,000, actually has...

One has to ask oneself how many pages this book, called ‘How I made $290,000 selling books’, which costs $290,000, actually has…

There's nothing like building festive family traditions to enjoy with your family every year, like wearing delightful matching onesies - preferably ones that don't have 'special delivery' emblazoned across the buttocks, like these ones shared by a shopper in the US

There’s nothing like building festive family traditions to enjoy with your family every year, like wearing delightful matching onesies – preferably ones that don’t have ‘special delivery’ emblazoned across the buttocks, like these ones shared by a shopper in the US

Perhaps this silent mouse works a little too well? One US-based customer certainly gave it rave (and quite strange...) review

Perhaps this silent mouse works a little too well? One US-based customer certainly gave it rave (and quite strange…) review

In a classic case of an item not looking anything like the picture, this mug looks as though it will change colour when you add hot liquid - which one shopper discovered, is not true, in this image shared by a social media user believed to be based in North America

In a classic case of an item not looking anything like the picture, this mug looks as though it will change colour when you add hot liquid – which one shopper discovered, is not true, in this image shared by a social media user believed to be based in North America

It's not so much the item that's strange here, as the somewhat exaggerated amount of packaging, with a huge box used to pack this tiny bluetooth dongle, as shared by a social media user believed to be based in the US

It’s not so much the item that’s strange here, as the somewhat exaggerated amount of packaging, with a huge box used to pack this tiny bluetooth dongle, as shared by a social media user believed to be based in the US

Perhaps this product works, but it's impossible to tell from the before and after pictures, which show two different people

Perhaps this product works, but it’s impossible to tell from the before and after pictures, which show two different people 

It's always nice to add an additional level of protection to your phone, and with modern cases, you can also get something to elevate its appearance. For example, an image of a durable modern wood paneled kitchen

It’s always nice to add an additional level of protection to your phone, and with modern cases, you can also get something to elevate its appearance. For example, an image of a durable modern wood paneled kitchen

For the bargain price of just $9.99 (plus shipping) shoppers can pick up their very own imaginary friend, shared by a US-based shopper. Or rather, they can buy a description of their imaginary friend, which they can customise

For the bargain price of just $9.99 (plus shipping) shoppers can pick up their very own imaginary friend, shared by a US-based shopper. Or rather, they can buy a description of their imaginary friend, which they can customise

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