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Hippogriffs

Concept art for Harry flying on Buckbeak

Half horse, half eagle creatures, immensely proud and extremely dangerous


The Gryffindor and Slytherin students learn about Hippogriffs.

Hagrid’s first lesson


Professor Grubbly -Plank's lesson on unicorns

Professor Kettleburn

By J.K. Rowling


Buckbeak the Hippogriff in Hagrid's hut with Fang.

Buckbeak's appeal


Concept art of Buckbeak

Buckbeak the Hippogriff


‘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

Trotting towards them were a dozen of the most bizarre creatures Harry had ever seen. They had the bodies, hind legs and tails of horses...


Extract

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

By J.K. Rowling

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

Fugitives


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Yeh've got eye contact, now try not ter blink - Hippogriffs don't trust yeh if yeh blink too much...


Rubeus Hagrid

Hippogriffs fact file


Appearance

A cross between a horse and an eagle

Dangers

Proud creatures prone to attack if they are not shown respect, with razor-sharp beaks and foot-long talons

Allegiance

Loyal when shown the proper respect