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Aragog

An illusration of Harry and Aragog i

Giant spider who lives in the Forbidden Forest and is only loyal to Rubeus Hagrid


Aragog fact file


Breed

Acromantula

Appearance

Black and grey hairy body, the size of a small elephant, with eight milky white eyes

Typical Habitats

Forbidden Forest

Ron and Harry are surrounded by giant spiders in Aragog's nest

Ron’s worst nightmare


His eyes were fixed on a point some ten feet above the Forest floor, right behind Harry. His face was livid with terror.


Extract

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

by J.K. Rowling

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My sons and daughters do not harm Hagrid, on my command. But I cannot deny them fresh meat, when it wanders so willingly into our midst.


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Aragog emerging from his nest

Meeting Hagrid’s old friend


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Our kind like the dark and the quiet...


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I come from a distant land. A traveller gave me to Hagrid when I was an egg


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Aragog's nest in the Forbidden Forest

An Acromantula’s nest