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Misconceptions About Snakes by Spencer Guffey

Fear has been taught to everyone when they were young children. ‘Don't touch that it's dangerous!’ ‘Don't go near that it will bite you!’ Most of this fear is towards animals, reptiles in specific. Snakes, lizards, turtles, and crocodilians are classified as reptiles. Fear surrounding these animals can be a taught behavior. These animals are branded as dangerous, malicious, and evil even before a person meets these types of animals. Most fears are taught at a very young age by people who are around the child. “I started fearing snakes when I was in fifth grade” Shelby Dorsett said. People who have fears in certain animals tend to project these fears onto the people around them. Inexperience with certain exotic animals can cause a fear of them as well. “[People] don't understand how snakes act and so they’re scared of the unknown.” Blaine Yeager said. People tend to fear what is unknown to them, and having no expierence with snakes can be a big cause of fear. Behind spid…

Ask Avery Squared

What advice can you give to someone coping with the transition from high school to college or middle school to high school?
Avery H. - I guess I’m a little weird, I enjoy talking to animals and trees. That’s okay though, I have more fun than most people. What did you want again?
Avery M. - Embrace the freedom you get. Every transition comes with more liberty. Don’t take it for granted, but don’t take advantage of it