Step 1:

Consider a means of transport.

Step 2:

Insert two consecutive letters in the alphabet to the middle of the word in step 1.

You have now obtained the name of an animal.

Which animal did you obtain and what was the means of transport in step 1?


1 Answer 1


The answer is


And the mode of transportation is

Boat (add in "bc" in the middle to get the animal)

  • $\begingroup$ This must be it. Beat me by a few seconds. 😅 $\endgroup$
    – Wolff
    Commented Aug 30, 2022 at 19:27
  • $\begingroup$ Just curious, what was the thought process to arrive at this answer for you? $\endgroup$
    – justhalf
    Commented Aug 31, 2022 at 3:32
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    $\begingroup$ @justhalf I'm sorry to say I looked at a list of animals and searched for transportation. I'm just lucky it was in the B's, not the Z's! $\endgroup$
    – SteveV
    Commented Aug 31, 2022 at 3:55
  • $\begingroup$ So you try to find, for each animal, possible transportation in the animal name? Cool. $\endgroup$
    – justhalf
    Commented Aug 31, 2022 at 5:43
  • $\begingroup$ @justhalf Besides, the number of letters in the means of transportation must be even. $\endgroup$
    – Nautilus
    Commented Sep 2, 2022 at 6:02

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