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A ''Harry Potter'' creature feature

A guide to Harry?s creepy crawler friends (and enemies)

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Acromantula

Diet: Carnivorous — the larger the prey, the better
Disposition: Decidedly unpleasant

Niffler

Diet: Unclear, though likely metallic
Disposition: Gentle, unless its path to glitter is blocked

Norwegian Ridgeback Dragon

Diet: Land mammals and sea creatures
Disposition: Vicious

Hinkypunk

Diet: Human — or wizard — flesh
Disposition: Pretends to be sweet and helpless

Puffskein

Diet: Leftovers, spiders, wizard boogers
Disposition: Utterly docile

Mountain Troll

Diet: Raw flesh — be it wild animal or human
Disposition: Violent

Dexy

Diet: Unclear — possibly dust mites
Disposition: Distinctly nasty

Hippogriff

Diet: Insects, birds, small mammals
Disposition: Arrogant

House Elf

Diet: Eats as its masters do
Disposition: Ranges from supplicating to surly

Thestral

Diet: Carnivorous
Disposition: Rather sweet

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