A fully-intact leopard skull listed for sale on eBay lead to a raid and seizure by police in Surbiton.

PC Hayley Parkes, wildlife officer, discovered the skull on eBay. Following this officers carried out a search warrant in Claremont Road earlier today.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman confirmed the item taken was thought to be a leopard skull.

No arrests were made but the investigation continues.

MPSKingstonTnC tweeted: “Typical day for the MPSKingston wildlife crime officer – just executed a search warrant and seized a leopard skull.”

Surrey Comet:

The seized skull. Pic credit: Kingston police