RETURN OF HANS THE AUGUREY
-- headline, Evening Prophet, 9 June 2014 (QWC)
Fans of Hans the Augurey were relieved to hear that the Liechtenstein team’s mascot had been safely returned after an international incident caused by American Quidditch fans kidnapping him after their surprise win the previous day. MACUSA President Samuel G. Quahog, and the Liechtenstein Minister for Magic, Otto Obermeier, were both involved in the tricky and stressful negotiations for Hans’ release (QWC).
Article written by Ginny Weasley in the Sports section of the Evening Prophet, 9 June 2014 (QWC)
This article originally appeared on the Daily Prophet shelf of Pottermore as an edition of the Evening Prophet (QWC).
Diplomacy sometimes works! Hopefully the Augurey wasn't too traumatised by the experience.
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