A fear for snakes is prevalent in most cultures around the world and in a number of individual people. People are scared of snakes for a variety of reasons, but most respond in a similar fashion when asked as to why. Most people will quickly tell a story of being a young girl or boy and having an unpleasant encounter with a serpent in their yard, at grandma’s farm, or even during a school presentation. Of the people asked few have thought about the incident aside from when they tell the dreaded story to someone inquiring about their fear for snakes. Few have actually analyzed the event to determine if the facts are still straight in their head and if the snake was really as big and as aggressive as they remember. Leer más.