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Alpacas' fleece is worth surprisingly little compared to

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Alpacas' fleece is worth surprisingly little compared to their market value; a top breeding specimen bringing upwards of $100,000 even if five pounds of fleece fetches only $80 to $240.

(A) Alpacas' fleece is worth surprisingly little compared to their market value; a top breeding specimen bringing upwards of $100,000 even if five pounds of fleece fetches only $80 to $240.

(B) Alpacas' fleece is worth surprisingly little in comparison with its market value; a top breeding specimen bringing upwards of $100,000 while five pounds of fleece fetches only $80 to $240.

(C) The fleece of the alpaca is worth surprisingly little compared to its market value, while a top breeding specimen can bring upwards of $100,000 even though five pounds of fleece fetch only $80 to $240.

(D) The fleece of the alpaca is worth surprisingly little compared to the animal's market value; a top breeding specimen can bring upwards of $100,000 while five pounds of fleece fetch only $80 to $240.

(E) The worth of the alpaca's fleece is surprisingly little compared to the animal's market value; a top breeding specimen can bring upwards of $100,000 even though five pounds of fleece fetches only $80 to $240.

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New post 12 Sep 2008, 23:00
IMO D.

A is out because of incorrect "their"
C is out because "its" (possessive pronoun) is referring to object Aplacas.
In B "brining" is awkward.
Between D and E. While is better than even though in context of this sentence.

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New post 15 Sep 2008, 03:00
Another D. E is out because of "five pounds of flesh fetches....".

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New post 15 Sep 2008, 10:33
I like B...Does anyone feel the same. Whats the OA ?

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