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A '''lion''' is a carnivorous mammal. It is the second-largest living cat after the tiger. <ref>"[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lion Lion]" on Wikipedia</ref> It is the mascot of [[Gryffindor]] [[Hogwarts Houses|House]] at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]] as it represents courage and chivalry, the two most pronounced traits of a Gryffindor. In addition, [[Luna Lovegood]] made [[Luna Lovegood's lion hat|a hat in the shape of a lion's head]], and would wear it at all [[Quidditch]] games between Gryffindor and [[Slytherin]] Houses, to show her support for Gryffindor, over Slytherin.
 
A '''lion''' is a carnivorous mammal. It is the second-largest living cat after the tiger. <ref>"[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lion Lion]" on Wikipedia</ref> It is the mascot of [[Gryffindor]] [[Hogwarts Houses|House]] at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]] as it represents courage and chivalry, the two most pronounced traits of a Gryffindor. In addition, [[Luna Lovegood]] made [[Luna Lovegood's lion hat|a hat in the shape of a lion's head]], and would wear it at all [[Quidditch]] games between Gryffindor and [[Slytherin]] Houses, to show her support for Gryffindor, over Slytherin.
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*One of the many forms a [[Fiendfyre]] can take is a lion.
   
 
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"Heart of a lion, this one"
Ron, sarcastically, after Gilderoy Lockhart pretends to faint upon seeing the shed skin of the Serpent of Slytherin.[src]

A lion is a carnivorous mammal. It is the second-largest living cat after the tiger. [1] It is the mascot of Gryffindor House at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry as it represents courage and chivalry, the two most pronounced traits of a Gryffindor. In addition, Luna Lovegood made a hat in the shape of a lion's head, and would wear it at all Quidditch games between Gryffindor and Slytherin Houses, to show her support for Gryffindor, over Slytherin.

Behind the scenes

  • One of the many forms a Fiendfyre can take is a lion.

Appearances

Notes and references

  1. "Lion" on Wikipedia
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