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  • Wonder how many people went out to google what a grindylow is :D

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  • As for the last one, it's funny you mention the grindylow because that's sort of how I pictured them...much like an ugly overgrown catfish.

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  • I'm LOLling at "prepubescent larvae of a water-dwelling grindylow".

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  • Don't bother telling me they're fish eggs, or catfish brains, or the prepubescent larvae of a water-dwelling grindylow: honestly, I don't want to hear it.

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  • Notes: seals only look ungainly out of the water - the underwater shots of the seal as predator makes it look like an angry ghost, or reminiscent of a grindylow.

    [film] March of the Penguins (ihsp)

  • Harry twisted his body around and saw a grindylow, a small, horned water demon, poking out of the weed, its long fingers clutched tightly around Harry's leg, its pointed fangs bared - Harry stuck his webbed hand quickly inside his robes and fumbled for his wand.

    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

  • Harry sped on, staring around, and soon the dwellings became more numerous; there were gardens of weed around some of them, and he even saw a pet grindylow tied to a stake outside one door.

    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

  • Lupin picked up his old suitcase and the empty grindylow tank.

    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

  • Lupin shifted the grindylow tank slightly so that he and Dumbledore could shake hands.

    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

  • The grindylow bared its green teeth and then buried itself in a tangle of weeds in a corner.

    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

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