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The Mercury

Tassie cave spider to be the vessel through which your fears will be expunged at Dark Mofo
The Mercury
FORGET Shelob or Aragog, Hobart has a new arachnid to help Dark Mofo patrons expunge their darkest fears. Each year Dark Mofo punters offer up their fears to the ogoh-ogoh — a large demon-like sculpture, derived from the Balinese Hindu tradition.

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Mental Floss

Scientists Name Just-Discovered Brazilian Cave Spider After Aragog from Harry Potter
Mental Floss
Multiple new species, from wasps to crabs, have been named after Harry Potter characters. Now, CNET reports that Brazilian scientists have given a newly identified cave spider the name Ochyrocera aragogue, after Hagrid's enormous pet spider Aragog.

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Attractions Magazine

Photo Update: New Harry Potter Coaster coming to Universal's Islands of Adventure
Attractions Magazine
Universal's Islands of Adventure is currently making magic with the construction of a brand new Harry Potter-themed roller coaster. This photo report, with shots provided by our contributor, @bioreconstruct on Twitter, oversees the current construction ...



Diario Trome

Araña cazadora no deja que personas salgan de su casa ¡Aterrador!
Diario Trome
Según parece, 'Aragog' pertenece a la familia de las arañas cazadoras, tipo de arácnido que se caracteriza por poseer patas bastante largas; sin embargo, no es considerada una especie mortal, pero sus picaduras pueden llegar a ser terriblemente ...



The Sunshine Coast Daily

Meet 'Aragog', the Sunshine Coast's monster spider
The Sunshine Coast Daily
Ms Ansell nicknamed the spider Aragog, named for the giant spiders from the Harry Potter series. "We nicknamed the spider 'Aragog' from Harry Potter, and feel the spider has run into the forbidden forest," she said. Ms Ansell shared a photo of the ...

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CNN

One for the web: New spider species named for 'Harry Potter' arachnid
CNN
The researchers recognized similar physical characteristics between the spider, which they named Lycosa aragogi, and the character Aragog, Hagrid's adored arachnid friend first introduced in the second novel of the series, "Harry Potter and the Chamber ...

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The Leaky Cauldron.org

Photos of Universal Orlando's Hogsmeade Construction Give Clues to New Ride!
The Leaky Cauldron.org
BigNews, Exclusives, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Order of the ...

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Live Science

Furry 'Harry Potter' Spider Discovered in Mountain Burrow
Live Science
A newly identified wolf spider looks so much like Aragog, the giant, fictional spider from the "Harry Potter" series, that the creature is being named after the colossal arachnid, a new study reports. The naming opportunity was too good to pass up, the ...



Daily Mail

Furry spider is named after giant 'Harry Potter' arachnid Aragog after scientists say it looks just like the ...
Daily Mail
A newly identified spider looks so much like the huge arachnid Aragog from the Harry Potter series that the species has been named after the eight-legged villain. After spotting the creepy crawly in a cave in southeastern Iran, researchers said the ...

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Evening Standard

A Harry Potter quiz night is swooping into Hogwarts
Evening Standard
Once you've survived Aragog and gawped at Buckbeak in the Forbidden Forest, braved Tom Riddle's grave and nabbed your wand at Ollivanders', get your quiz on and face a load of other Harry Potter fans as you battle it out to be crowned the quizzical ...

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