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Table 2 Survey responses to specific animals, plants, and activities

From: Cultural taboos as a factor in the participation rate of Native Americans in STEM

Animal, plant, or activity % identifying as taboo Cumulative discomfort level
Human dissection 50 126
Human bodies 40 101
Animal dissection 41 94
Snakes 35 94
Spiders 23 54
Lizards 21 53
Horses 17 38
Frogs/toads 14 34
Corn pollen 14 31
Plant collection 15 28