Hippogriff- A winged horse with the head and claws of an eagle. (The head, wings and front legs of a griffin, and the back legs of
a horse.) An elusive creature that can fly long distances at high altitudes. From the Riphaean mountains.
Griffins and horses were supposed to be mortal enemies. The Hippogriff symbolizes an impossible thing. There
is an old expression "Jungentur jam grypes equis" which means "To cross griffons with horses", indicating an
are the most elusive and least horse-like breed of magical horse. They have earned an undeserved reputation as omens of evil.
They are visible only to those who have witnessed and accepted a death, and have a skeletal appearance. Thestrals have fangs,
are attracted by the smell of blood and will occasionally go after birds
Boggart- A boggart
is a shape-shifter that takes on the form of its intended victim's worst fear. It generally likes to hide in dark, enclosed
places, such as in closets, under beds, or in hollow trees.
Animagus- An Animagus
is a wizard or witch capable of turning into an animal and back at will. Becoming an Animagus is difficult and the transformation
can go horribly wrong. Animagi can assume only one form. Furthermore, the choice of animal is not up to the user, but instead
reflects something of one's inner nature
Chimera- In Greek
mythology, a fire-breathing animal with a lion’s head and foreparts, a goat’s middle, a dragon’s rear, and
a tail in the form of a snake; hence any apparent hybrid of two or more creatures. The chimera was killed by the hero Bellerophon
on the winged horse Pegasus.
Centaur- In Greek
mythology, the centaurs are a race part human and part horse with a horse's body and a human head and torso.