• Creature A large beetle seen rolling a giant ball of dung inside the suitcase of Newt Scamander (WFT). Read More
• Creature The giant squid is a gigantic, relatively friendly cephalopod which lives in the Hogwarts Lake. The largest invertebrate known to Muggle science, the giant squid can grow to 70 feet in length. While the giant squid is a deep salt water creature, at least one giant squid lives… Read More
• Quote A Patronus is a magical charm, a projection of all your most positive feelings, and takes the shape of the animal with whom you share the deepest affinity.  It is a gift of light. Read More
• Symbols Tea leaf symbol from Unfogging the Future which represents death (PA6). The symbol depicts a black dog, which is a death omen from British folklore. Read More
• Character Wilhelmina Grubbly-Plank is an elderly witch with closely cropped gray hair and a very prominent chin who teaches Care of Magical Creatures. Professor Grubbly-Plank was the supply teacher (US: “substitute”) who covered for Hagrid when he was indisposed after Christmas break (January 1995, GF24) and again when he was off negotiating… Read More
• Creature The guinea fowl is a large turkey-like bird native to Africa, often domesticated. Read More
• Creature A guinea pig is a roundish furry rodent often kept by Muggles as a pet. Read More
• Character Gulliver Pokeby was a wizard who studied magical birds. He wrote about his discovery that the cry of an augurey foretells rain, not death, in his book Why I Didn’t Die When the Augurey Cried (FB, Pm). Read More