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# Being America's national bird

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Being America's national bird, the Bald Eagle has little natural predators like the Great Horned Owl, and their population dwindling to almost nothing up to the point of DDT being banned.

1. Being America's national bird, the Bald Eagle has little natural predators like the Great Horned Owl, and their population dwindling to almost nothing up to the point of DDT being banned.
2. Like the Great Horned Owl, the Bald Eagle, America's national bird, has few natural predators, yet its population dwindled to almost nothing until DDT was banned.
3. The Bald Eagle, like the Great Horned Owl, America's national bird, has little natural predators, but their population having dwindling to almost nothing until DDT had been banned.
4. The Bald Eagle, America's national bird, has a very small number of natural predators, as does the Great Horned Owl, but its population dwindling to almost nothing until DDT is banned.
5. The Bald Eagle, which is America's national bird, has few natural predators as the Great Horned Owl, as its population dwindling to almost nothing until DDT was banned.

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01 Sep 2018, 23:39
Answer should be B. 1st option, count of verb & subject does not match, 3rd and 4th option grammaticaly wrong and last option’s meaning is out of sync.

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02 Sep 2018, 01:51
1. Being America's national bird, the Bald Eagle has little natural predators like the Great Horned Owl, and their population dwindling to almost nothing up to the point of DDT being banned.
it has few predators because it is the national bird?

2. Like the Great Horned Owl, the Bald Eagle, America's national bird, has few natural predators, yet its population dwindled to almost nothing until DDT was banned.
clear meaning.

3. The Bald Eagle, like the Great Horned Owl, America's national bird, has little natural predators, but their population having dwindling to almost nothing until DDT had been banned.

4. The Bald Eagle, America's national bird, has a very small number of natural predators, as does the Great Horned Owl, but its population dwindling to almost nothing until DDT is banned.

5. The Bald Eagle, which is America's national bird, has few natural predators as the Great Horned Owl, as its population dwindling to almost nothing until DDT was banned.

I vote B.
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02 Sep 2018, 02:08
rahul16singh28 wrote:
Being America's national bird, the Bald Eagle has little natural predators like the Great Horned Owl, and their population dwindling to almost nothing up to the point of DDT being banned.

1. Being America's national bird, the Bald Eagle has little natural predators like the Great Horned Owl, and their population dwindling to almost nothing up to the point of DDT being banned.
2. Like the Great Horned Owl, the Bald Eagle, America's national bird, has few natural predators, yet its population dwindled to almost nothing until DDT was banned.
3. The Bald Eagle, like the Great Horned Owl, America's national bird, has little natural predators, but their population having dwindling to almost nothing until DDT had been banned.
4. The Bald Eagle, America's national bird, has a very small number of natural predators, as does the Great Horned Owl, but its population dwindling to almost nothing until DDT is banned.
5. The Bald Eagle, which is America's national bird, has few natural predators as the Great Horned Owl, as its population dwindling to almost nothing until DDT was banned.

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