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Phobias 4: Animals

Appealing to some yet gruesome to others, animals may be a source of fear, regardless of their size or appearance. Even a little mouse can inspire terror…. The Greek word for “fear” or “terror” is phobos, the origin of the word ending –phobia, which we use in the scientific names of various fears. Can you match the following phobias to the fears they represent?