Agrizoophobia

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Agrizoophobia is a fear of wild animals, a type of specific phobia.[1] Many people suffer from agrizoophobia, especially those who were raised in isolated urban areas. This is particularly true of individuals born into an urban lifestyle.[citation needed]

The term agrizoophobia comes from Greek ἄγριος - agrios, "wild",[2] ζῷον - zōon, "animal"[3] and φόβος - phobos, "fear".[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dictionary.com: agrizoophobia
  2. ^ ἄγριος, Henry George Liddell, Robert Scott, A Greek-English Lexicon, on Perseus
  3. ^ ζῷον, Henry George Liddell, Robert Scott, A Greek-English Lexicon, on Perseus
  4. ^ φόβος, Henry George Liddell, Robert Scott, A Greek-English Lexicon, on Perseus