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Article written by Cal R. Fremling and Donald L. Hemming regarding the use of polyethylene glycol 1000 (here, Carbowax 1000) to preserve small fish, reptiles, and amphibians. The article details step-by-step methods for whole and partial mounts, and includes pictures of finished taxidermied products. Fremling and Hemming are credited as: "Winona State College, Winona, Minnesota." Abstract: "Dr. Fremling and his student, Mr. Hemming, report here a new method of taxidermy using water-soluble wax as an impregnation medium." Article reprinted from The American Biology Teacher, volume 27, number 9, November 1965. Part of the Cal R. Fremling Collection.
Biologists; Laboratory; Fish; Preservation
Fremling, Cal R., "A new method of taxidermy using polyethylene glycol as an impregnation medium" (1965). Cal Fremling Papers. 18.
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