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The nociceptors are a special kind of nerve endings located in the skin that detects whether changes in ones environment potentially may or might cause damage. Any living being that is capable of removing itself from potential damage (for instance heat or tissue damage) probably does have nociceptors and are capable of experiencing pain which may or might lead to fright.

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