This is sure to bring a smile to the faces of no-maj’s around the world.
One of the creatures that Newt Scamander carries in his leather, luggage-style case in the movie “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” is kind of real.
According to CNN, an Australian zoo now houses baby Puggles which “are baby short-beaked echidnas, a species of spiny anteater.”
‘Fantastic Beasts’ fans will recognize Puggles as being very similar to the Niffler in the movie.
The Pottermore website describes Nifflers as “fluffy, black and long-snouted, this burrowing creature has a predilection for anything glittery.”
The Echidna Puggles look like this:
(@CNN) November 22, 2016