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Bugs and Cubs (Posted on 2007-05-29) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Twenty creatures have been encoded according to the following rules.

u = a e i o u
b = b d f h k l t
c = c m n r s v w x z
g = g j p q y,

So, for example cucub would represent camel and buuc would represent lion.

Can you solve these? (If you find more than one answer, please let me know!)

bucgucuu
ubugbucb
ubugu
gucubbu
cbucucucuc
ccubu
ucbubugu
cubcu
cubbubuucb
ubbuc
ccucububu
bucucb
buggugubucuc
cuucu
uucbcucb
buccu
gucgubuc
ubbugubuc
buguc
buucuc

See The Solution Submitted by Josie Faulkner    
Rating: 4.5000 (2 votes)

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Solution my list | Comment 7 of 12 |

bucgucuu - kangaroo
ubugbucb - elephant
ubugu - okapi
gucubbu - gazelle, giraffe, gorilla
cbucucucuc - rhinoceros
ccubu - snake
ucbubugu - antelope
cubcu - cobra, zebra
cubbubuucb - wildebeest
ubbuc - addax, adder, otter
ccucububu - crocodile
bucucb - lizard, locust
buggugubucuc - hippopotamus
cuucu - moose, mouse, reeve1
uucbcucb - aardvark
buccu - burro, horse, kanni2
gucgubuc - pangolin, pengolin3
ubbugubuc - alligator
buguc - liger4, tapir, tiger, tigon4
buucuc - beaver, biewer2, toucan, boomer5

1reeve is a female rail
2kanni and biewer are dog breeds
3pengolin is an variant spelling of pangolin
4liger and tigon are crossbreeds between a lion and tiger
5boomer is a male kangaroo

Edited on May 30, 2007, 5:49 am
  Posted by Dej Mar on 2007-05-29 17:07:44

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