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Old 02-27-04, 07:44 AM   #44 (permalink)
Join Date: May-2003
Location: New York
Age: 44
Posts: 433
Then they wouldn't be necessarily scared of the reptile, but scared of the situation.
Yes, true. Well in my case, even it were at a zoo and I was next to a 15 ft croc, not seperated by glass or anything, I would be fearful. Fear is what keeps people on their toes in those situations.
Have you ever noticed Steve Irwin when he is handling either a highly venenomous snake or encounters an animal that he knows is dangerous. He will tremble with fear and will admit it. I guess its not that he is "scared" to touch the snake or whatever, but that kinda fear gives people a rush. (i.e. SKYDIVING!!!)
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