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Buckbeak

An illustration of Sirius and Harry on Buckebeak

Hippogriff who becomes a fond pet of Hagrid’s


Buckbeak fact file


Skills

Can fly, and makes for a noble companion when shown respect

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The Harry Potter pets we wish we could adopt


‘Good man, Harry!’ roared Hagrid. ‘Right then – let’s see how yeh get on with Buckbeak.’


Extract

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

By J.K. Rowling

Concept art of Buckbeak

Buckbeak the Hippogriff


Hagrid introduces his Care of Magical Creatures class to Buckbeak

An introduction to Hippogriffs


Professor Grubbly -Plank's lesson on unicorns

Professor Kettleburn

By J.K. Rowling


‘I’m dying!’ Malfoy yelled, as the class panicked. ‘I’m dying, look at me! It’s killed me!’


Extract

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

By J.K. Rowling

Buckbeak the Hippogriff in Hagrid's hut with Fang.

Buckbeak's appeal


Harry Ron and hermione leave Hagrid's Hut as the execution party

A morbid gathering


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But you said Buckbeak isn't a bad Hippogriff, Hagrid. I bet he'll get off -


Ron Weasley
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Hermione, we're going to save Buckbeak!


Harry Potter
Harry and Hermione watch Sirius fly away on Buckbeak.

Fugitive’s escape


Sirius as the big black dog with Buckbeak in the cave in Hogsmeade.

Fugitives