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Behind the scenes
- J. K. Rowling has stated that the otter is her favourite animal; this is why she selected it as the form of Hermione's Patronus.
- In the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Herminone's patronus is shown to be a Eurasian otter.
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Appears as a Patronus)
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film) (Appears as a Patronus)
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Appears as a Patronus)
- J. K. Rowling's official site (Mentioned only)
- Harry Potter: The Character Vault (Mentioned only)
- Pottermore (Appears as a Patronus)
- Wizarding World (Appears as a Patronus)
Notes and references
- Otter on Wikipedia
- (see this image)
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 27 (The Centaur and the Sneak)
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Chapter 13 (The Muggle-Born Registration Commission)
- "About the Books: transcript of J.K. Rowling's live interview on Scholastic.com," Scholastic.com, 16 October 2000
- America Online chat transcript, AOL.com, 19 October 2000
- JK Rowling's World Book Day Chat, March 4, 2004