Newton Artemis Fido "Newt" Scamander is the fictional author of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. He was born in 1897. According to the About the Author section of the book, Scamander became a magizoologist because of his own interest in fabulous beasts and the encouragement of his mother, an enthusiastic Hippogriff breeder. In Hogwarts, he was sorted into Hufflepuff house.
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