13 Phobias You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

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1. Lutraphobia

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The fear of the lovably fuzzy mammal known as the otter.

2. Arcotophobia

The fear of bears, but the phobia can also manifest itself in a fear of teddy bears. Watch contestants face their fears and much more on Syfy’s new season of Total Blackout.

3. Ailurophobia

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The fear of cats.

4. Venustraphobia

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The fear of beautiful women, a most unfortunate phobia indeed.

5. Anatidaephobia

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The fictional fear of being watched by a duck popularized by Gary Larson’s “The Far Side” comic.

6. Ablutophobia

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The fear of washing or bathing, a phobia that commonly manifests itself in household animals.

7. Tetraphobia

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The fear of the number four.

8. Chorophobia

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The fear of dancing.

9. Agrizoophobia

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The fear of wild animals, even if this fuzzy ball of adorableness.

10. Chionophobia

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The fear of snow, a condition that does not perturb this furry friend.

11. Androphobia

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The fear of men. The only known cure for this ailment is Ryan Gosling.

12. Scopophobia

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The fear of being looked at.

13. Cathisophobia

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The fear of sitting down. Cats have displayed a unique immunity to this condition, because if they fits, they sits.

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