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This Artist Illustrated Adorably Sad Facts About Harry Potter Creatures

Artist Brooke Barker has collected the most tragic bits of trivia to prepare us for the aftermath of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

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1. The creatures of Harry Potter's world may be wonderful and magical, but that doesn't mean they have it easy.

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2. Of course, everyone knows about Thestrals.

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3. And the sad, sad existence of house-elves.

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4. But were you aware of the Pygmy Puff's less-than-desirable diet?

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5. Or the stomach-churning mixture that feeds baby dragons?

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6. Of course, you couldn't have been aware at all of the Blast-Ended Skrewt's diet.

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7. Did you even think about the emotional struggle a phoenix might have to go through?

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8. Or the mind-numbing array of things a boggart might have to become?

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9. Magical skills come with their downsides too, ya know.

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10. If you even have skills, that is.

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11. Three-headed dogs can't fully enjoy music.

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12. While mandrakes can't fully enjoy singing.

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13. Poor, poor fire crabs.

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14. Sad, sad gnomes.

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15. *SIGH* Let's all go snuggle up with Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone and think happier thoughts now.

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Make sure to look out for the lovely Brooke Barker's book, Sad Animal Facts, which will be coming out in September! You can preorder it here.

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