An excerpt from an OUPblog article published on 12th September 2017, written by the Oxford Reference marketing team.
'Reptiles are often seen as cold, creepy creatures, whose characteristics are applied negatively in popular culture. Despite this low opinion of this class of animals, their extinct ancestors are some of the best known animals in the world and continue to fascinate kids and adults alike. Reptiles have inspired some of the most recognizable characters in popular fiction including the gold-hoarding Smaug, the iconic dragon trio from Game of Thrones, and the mascot of Hogwarts’ most infamous house, Slytherin....'
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