anthropophobia


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anthropophobia

[‚an·thrə·pə′fōb·ē·ə]
(psychology)
Abnormal fear of people.
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Demonstrated hierarchy of factors impacting badger sett distribution in BPF may result from: 1) the species' anthropophobia to presence of various man-made disturbances, 2) the species' territorialism, 3) diversification of the forest into fresh habitats (52%) that enable setts digging and moist or wet habitats (48%) not suitable for this purpose, as well as 4) prevalence of fertile habitats (48 %) and medium fertile habitats (37%) over poor ones (15%).
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