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Snallygaster

Photograph of a paper model of a Snallygaster, by artist Andy Singleton

Once believed to be a type of dragon, this bird—reptile hybrid has found its way onto the pages of many a Muggle newspaper


Native to North America, the part-bird, part-reptile Snallygaster was once believed to be a kind of dragon...


Extract

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

by J.K. Rowling

Image of Ilvermorny school of witchcraft and wizardry

Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

By J.K. Rowling


Occamy in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

A distant relation


Wands Cores

Wand Cores

By J.K. Rowling


Snallygaster fact file


Breed

Part bird, part reptile

Magic Abilities

Snallygaster heartstrings can be used as wand cores

Dangers

Serrated steel fangs

Typical Habitats

North America

Allegiance

A Snallygaster Protection League is stationed in Maryland