(Closed) Just for fun: Are you afraid of any animals?

posted 5 years ago in The Lounge
  • poll: Do you have an animal phobia?
    Snakes : (73 votes)
    21 %
    Sharks : (54 votes)
    15 %
    Dogs : (14 votes)
    4 %
    Spiders / Insects : (139 votes)
    40 %
    Other : (71 votes)
    20 %
  • Post # 3
    229 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: February 2015

    I am terrified of cows. Yep. Cows. 

    Post # 4
    7679 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I’m totally irrationally afraid of spiders, cockroaches and a few other creepy crawlies, especially any which move fast.

    I won’t go near snakes (and Australian ones are particularly deadly), but I’m not really afraid of them in the same way. I give them a wide berth but I don’t freak out or anything. I think the difference is they don’t come near our suburban house.

    Post # 5
    2224 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2014

    Pretty much anything that’s not domesticated. Even dogs that I see outside: no leash and/or person, I’m walking the other way.

    in particular- Skunks, possums, coyotes, bears, fisher cats, deer, turtles, birds, gophers, moles…

    Post # 6
    2427 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: January 2013

    Sharks scare the shit outta me. We have had a few attacks around and where we vacation and its always a frightening thought . 

    Post # 7
    1098 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2013

    Fucking roaches. I HATE roaches. Nonthing turns me into a screaming, sniveling child faster than a roach. 

    Post # 8
    4656 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    All bee-like creatures that aren’t bumblebees. Wasps/hornets/yellowjackets/etc. I’ve utterly flipped out in my office when one came in the window.

    Post # 9
    4687 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2013 - Upstate NY

    Crabs!!!!!! Especially those see-thru ones. I was in Costa Rica on the beach and saw SOOO many of them close to me, and I’ve never been the same since.

    Post # 10
    567 posts
    Busy bee

    Snakes and spiders all the way; snakes make me gag to look at them (I would never touch one) and looking at spiders makes me cringe and itch. Ugh

    Post # 11
    7977 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2013 - UK

    Spiders. Ugh. Makes my skin crawl just thinking about them.

    Post # 12
    845 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: February 2014

    I am well afraid of spiders and snakes too 🙂 Other things I fear: ground plovers (bird) and frogs. All frogs. In fact I am not keen on any reptiles at any point…ever.

    Post # 13
    8446 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2013

    @Flanders:  Do you not like all amphibians and all reptiles?  Or just frogs and all reptiles?  I mean look at this adorable face lol

    Post # 14
    845 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: February 2014

    @housebee:  frogs and reptiles, all reptiles.


    That guy is cute but I wouldn’t want to you know…be in the same room as him

    Post # 15
    9668 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2019

    I’m scared of snakes, cane toads, sharks and spiders

    Post # 16
    12 posts
    • Wedding: August 2014

    @Catcat1:  Lol. And I don’t mean to laugh – but that’s the first time I’ve heard anyone be afraid of cows! Have you always been afraid of them or was there a particular incident??

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