• Creature A small, brilliant white, fire-dwelling lizard that feeds on flame, although it can survive up to six hours outside a fire if regularly fed pepper. A salamander lives only as long as the fire from which it sprang, scampering along burning logs and among the coals, and its colour appears… Read More
• Creature Sasabonsams are “vampiric, spindle-legged creatures” native to Nigeria. Read More
• Creature A gigantic (can grow to a hundred feet in length), snake-like beast with a horselike head and a long snakelike body rising in humps out of the sea as it moves through the water; found in the Atlantic, Mediterranean, and Pacific Oceans. The sea serpent has received very bad Muggle… Read More
• Creature The Selma is a large serpent found in icy Norwegian lakes. They eat fish and human flesh. The Norwegian Quidditch team brought one as their team mascot in 2014, were it caused a conflict that eventually included many of the other mascots. Read More
• Creature A magically-created species of saltwater fish, found in the Atlantic Ocean, which is covered in spines and which deliberately seeks out and destroys Muggle fishing nets. The first shrake were supposedly created in the 1800s by a group of wizard fisherfolk who had been insulted by Muggles. The shrake, by… Read More
• Creature A slug is a kind of slimy invertebrate. Read More
• Creature Snail is the common name given to mollusks that have a coiled shell.  Snails can be found on land or in water. Read More
• Creature ashwinder basilisk boa constrictor – Harry accidentally released from the zoo, frightening Dudley half to death and resulting in a severe punishment from Uncle Vernon (PS2) dragon Nagini occamy runespoor sea serpent c.f. Serpensortia Parseltongue (see) is the language of snakes (CS11). Read More
• Creature The Snallygaster is a dangerous, part-reptile, part-bird creature that inhabits the northeastern part of North America (Pm). Although it superficially resembles a dragon, the Snallygaster is actually a distant relative of the Occamy. Equipped with serrated steel fangs and a hide impervious to bullets, this naturally inquisitive predator is not… Read More
• Creature The Snidget is a small round-bodied bird that was chased as part of the game of Quidditch for about a century in the 1200s and 1300s, until the bird became nearly extinct. Read More
• Creature A Sphinx has the head of a human and the body of a lion, the capacity for human speech, and an innate love of puzzles and riddles, but due to its violent tendencies it has been placed in the ‘beast’ rather than the ‘being’ category (FB).  … Read More
• Creature Spiders are arachnids, eight-legged creatures similar to insects. Hogwarts castle has quite a few common spiders, as do most human habitations. Magical spiders, unlike their common relatives, can be quite large and terrifying. The acromantula, a gigantic arachnid native to Borneo, is the best known of the magical spiders… Read More
• Creature A stag is a male deer with antlers. The stag is the Animagus form of James Potter, and the Patronus form of Harry Potter. Read More
• Creature The streeler is a giant snail that changes color every hour, and deposits a trail of venom as it moves that kills and shrivels all vegetation over which it passes, and which can kill horklumps. It is often kept as a pet (FB). Read More
• Creature A species of dragon, native to Sweden. Its habitat is wild, uninhabited mountain areas. The Short-Snout is silvery-blue in color and it’s flame is a brilliant blue (FB). Sweden maintains a dragon reservation for the Short-Snout, located in the mountainous heart of the country somewhere between Arjeplog in the north and Kopparberg… Read More
• Creature The Swooping Evil is a blue and green reptilian flying creature about the size of a parrot but with bat-like wings that can expand almost like a huge butterfly. It rests in a small cocoon until released, when it flies around majestically. It is intelligent and strong, capable of supporting… Read More