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Though subject to the same wild-animal control efforts that killed off almost all the wolves in North America over the past century, the coyote’s amazing ability of adapting to the presence of humans has enabled it to expend its range into Alaska and Central America.

A. coyote’s amazing ability of adapting to the presence of humans has enabled it to expend its
B. coyote, because of its amazing ability of adapting to the presence of humans, have been able to expand their
C. coyote, because of its amazing ability to adapt to the presence of humans, has been able to expand its
D. amazing ability of the coyote to adapt to the presence of humans have enabled it to expand the
E. amazing ability of the coyote to adapt to the presence of humans has enabled it to expand the
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Re: Though subject to the same wild-animal control efforts that [#permalink] New post 17 Aug 2006, 07:53
Instant (C) for correct modifier and idiomatic construction abiility to~
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Re: Though subject to the same wild-animal control efforts that [#permalink] New post 17 Aug 2006, 08:09
amazing ability can't be the subject to the wild-animal control so A,D and E are out
between B and C I ll take C for ability to looks better than ability for
C it is
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Re: Though subject to the same wild-animal control efforts that [#permalink] New post 17 Aug 2006, 08:13
C it is.. almost instantaneous :-)
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Re: Though subject to the same wild-animal control efforts that [#permalink] New post 17 Aug 2006, 08:42
C. coyote, because of its amazing ability to adapt to the presence of humans, has been able to expand it

Clearly C.

Modifier "Though..." should modify "coyote" not the "coyote's ability".
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Re: Though subject to the same wild-animal control efforts that [#permalink] New post 17 Aug 2006, 09:29
OA is C :)
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Re: Though subject to the same wild-animal control efforts that [#permalink] New post 18 Aug 2006, 02:53
Clear C.
Only B and C have the correct modifier.
But C is more idiomatic with "Ability to"
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Re: Though subject to the same wild-animal control efforts that [#permalink] New post 18 Aug 2006, 12:22
Clear C, i love these "introductory phrase" SCs...
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Re: Though subject to the same wild-animal control efforts that [#permalink] New post 18 Aug 2006, 16:53
amazing ability didn't kill anyone :lol:

the coyote did... hence A D E are out

B has pronoun problem "THEIR" and unidiomatic "ABILITY OF ADAPTING"

C here 100%
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