An animal ghost, also known as an animal spirit, is the ghost of a dead creature.[1] It is unknown if, like with humans, a creature must have magical powers to come back as a spirit.[2] Mopsy Fleabert wrote a book on British animal ghosts titled Animal Ghosts of Britain.[3]

Known Animal Ghosts

See also

Behind the scenes


Notes and references

  1. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Chapter 8 (The Deathday Party) - "Through the dungeon wall burst a dozen ghost horses, each ridden by a headless horseman."
  2. Writing by J.K. Rowling: "Ghosts" at Pottermore
  3. Trunk Description: "Animal Ghosts of Britain" at Pottermore
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