Link to article, Yahoo: "People are freeze-drying their pets after they die: ‘They don’t want to let go’" by Rachel Grumman-Bender
ABOVE: 2019 Michigan taxidermist Association Convention and Competition. From left to right: Freeze-dried turkey head and fawn by Andrea Huntley-Sawinski. Turkey and habitat by Marc Skutt. Visit his website here: http://www.skuttswildlifetaxidermy.com/index.html WINNER: First place professional division, best of category turkey, best of category freeze dried. Middle photo: Freeze-dried fawn & songbird by Andrea Huntley-Sawinski. Habitat by Andrea. WINNER: First place commercial division small mammal, first place professional division habitat. Right photo: Freeze-dried scaled quail by Andrea Huntley-Sawinski. Habitat by Andrea. WINNER: First place commercial division bird.
Freeze-dried mice by Andrea. High-detail miniatures by Daniel Hirsch
Freeze-dried Timber Rattlesnake, by Andrea. Shown at the 2018 Michigan Taxidermist Association Convention & Competition
Freeze-dried grey squirrel, by Andrea. Shown at the 2017 Michigan Taxidermist Association Convention & Competition.
Freeze-dried baby lamb by Andrea (died of natural causes on a farm in upstate NY) Shown at the 2017 Michigan Taxidermist Association Convention & Competition.