A bear is a large dog-like mammal, and one of the largest meat eaters living on land.
There are 4 species of bear mentioned in the non-magical world:
Behind the scenes
- In J. K. Rowling's earliest concepts for the series, Hufflepuff's mascot was a bear rather than a badger.
- Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Mentioned only in J. K. Rowling's personal annotated copy)
- Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Mentioned only)
- Wizarding World (Appears as a Patronus) (Appears in the Book of Spells challenges)
- Wonderbook: Book of Spells (Appears as a Patronus)
Notes and references
- ↑ Bear on Wikipedia
- ↑ Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Chapter 12 (Silver and Opals)
- ↑ Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Chapter 19 (Elf Tails)
- ↑ Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Chapter 14 (Norbert the Norwegian Ridgeback)
- ↑ J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - with annotations, The Guardian