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Puzzle ZXTO 



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The infamous BrainBashers encyclopedia has been suffering from its usual problems again.

Below is a printout of reptiles and amphibians, each of which has lost every other letter.

Can you replace the missing letters?
-r-g
-o-t-i-e
-n-k-
-e-t
-i-a-d
-r-c-d-l-
-a-a-a-d-r
-u-t-e
-k-n-
a-l-g-t-r

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Answer
-r-g       = frog
-o-t-i-e   = tortoise
-n-k-      = snake
-e-t       = newt
-i-a-d     = lizard
-r-c-d-l-  = crocodile
-a-a-a-d-r = salamander
-u-t-e     = turtle
-k-n-      = skink
a-l-g-t-r  = alligator

 

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