A tortoise is a terrestrial creature with a shell, similar to a turtle but generally with greater longevity.


During his childhood, Dudley Dursley owned a tortoise.[1]

There is a spell to Transfigure teapots into these creatures.[2]


Notes and references

  1. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Chapter 3 (The Letters from No One)
  2. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Chapter 16 (Professor Trelawney's Prediction)
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