Common Animal Phobias

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These are the most common animal phobias. Hope you enjoy the list

The Top Ten

1 Arachnophobia (fear of spiders)

I have Arachnophobia and it's horrible I always try avoid places with spiders and when someone shows me a picture of a spider I try my very best not to freak out. All because of a horrible experience with them. - CartoonsGirl

I have it. But a lot of people say 'they're afraid of spiders so they have arachnophobia' That's not true.
Arachnophobia really means that you hyperventilate when you get close to a spider, avoid places where they are, or even get scared when seeing a picture of a spider.

THAT'S arachnophobia. - Sjinkiie

I'm fine with spiders. They're harmless, and also useful if you have a fly problem. Arachnophobia would make sense in somewhere like Brasil, but here in England, there's no reason to fear spiders. - PositronWildhawk

I have Arachnophobia and when I saw a spider in my bath yesterday I was having a massive hissy fit trying to get someone to get it out! I was so scared

Same my bathtub was full of water and there was a brown recluse swimming around in the water I screamed and jumped out of the bath... I was reluctant to take another bath in that bath tub - Katekat123

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2 Ophiophobia (fear of snakes)

I find this animal cute and a good pet! My mom won't let me buy one because she has Ophiophobia. - SoloPotato

Eeeew snakes!

3 Spheksophobia (fear of wasps)

I've had a fear of them getting into my shirt ever since exactly that happened. I had to thrust my shirt over my head on the street to get it off, after which my back looked like a flattened strawberry. I would not want that to happen again. - PositronWildhawk

They are so annoying. They always seem to find our homes. - Kiteretsunu

Yes - Spiritualsavedboy

4 Muriphobia (fear of mice)
5 Cynophobia (fear of dogs)
6 Apiophobia (fear of bees)
7 Ichthyophobia (fear of fish)
8 Ornithophobia (fear of birds)

This is my cousin. She runs away and locks herself in the bathroom until the bird is back in his cage.

9 Elurophobia (fear of caterpillars)
10 Felinophobia (fear of cats)

You mean Aliuraphobia?

The Contenders

11 Acrophobia (fear of heights)

This is so me. I am terrified - cheyeanne

It's animal not common phobias

Heights is not an animal

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