• 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. The Nigerian National Quidditch team uses them as mascots.  At the 2014 Quidditch World Cup, the Sasabonsams became one of the creatures to attack, becoming frenzied due to the spilled blood. 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 Merpeople are sentient beings who live underwater in lakes and seas, although they can breathe air for short periods of time. Merpeople are intelligent folk who have developed their own culture and social structures and have a great love of music (FB, (GF26). Merpeople are found all over the… Read More
• Creature Poisonous orange snails were for sale in the Magical Menagerie; they could have been streelers (PA4, FB). 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, dragon-like creature that inhabits North America (Pm). Read More
• Creature 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 Native to Egypt, this human-headed creature has a lion-like body, 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). The sphinx has been used by wizarding folk… Read More
• Creature Arachnids, eight-legged creatures similar to insects. Magical spiders can be quite terrifying. The cupboard under the stairs was full of spiders (PS2). Ron Weasley’s greatest fear is spiders, ever since the twins turned his teddy bear into a giant spider when he was little. He can work with… Read More
• Creature A male deer with antlers. The stag is the Animagus form of James Potter, and the Patronus form of Harry Potter. Read More
• Creature Giant African 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 flying creature about the size of a parrot. Read More