Arkoudaphobia or Bear Phobia: the excessive fear of bears. But is this fear warranted or not?
We know that bears are wildlife. Yes. They can be unpredictable and can hurt you. But does that mean they will automatically seek humans out and attack them just for the sake of it?
So if that’s the truth, why do some people exhibit bear phobia and sometimes even hate them so much?
Presently, the impact of this fear – and other factors – is glaring among the bear population. For example, did you know that some species of bears have been eliminated from most of their former territories in North America?
Take the case of the California Grizzly Bear for instance.