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# COYOTE

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Director
Joined: 03 Sep 2006
Posts: 869

Kudos [?]: 1029 [0], given: 33

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12 May 2010, 12:12
Please explain the difference between the highlighted BOLD BLUE text.
which is correct between C and E and WHY and what's the difference between the highlighted text.

The coyote is one of several recent ecological success stories: along with the white-tailed deer, the moose, and other species that are enlarging their natural domains, they have established themselves as supreme adapters in an era when the capability to adjust to the environmental changes wrought by human beings has created a whole new class of dominant large mammals.

A. they have established themselves as supreme adapters in an era when the capability

B. they have established themselves as being supreme adapters in an era when being able

C. it has established itself as a supreme adapter in an era when to be able

D. it has established itself as being a supreme adapter in an era when its ability

E. it has established itself as a supreme adapter in an era when the ability

Kudos [?]: 1029 [0], given: 33

Manager
Joined: 15 Apr 2010
Posts: 190

Kudos [?]: 18 [0], given: 29

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13 May 2010, 18:47
E is correct IMHO.. C just doesnt sound right to me. "when to be able" is not correct grammer.

maybe someone else can clarify further

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Manager
Joined: 27 Oct 2010
Posts: 180

Kudos [?]: 12 [0], given: 20

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22 Jan 2011, 10:12
Clearly E. C sounds awkward.

Kudos [?]: 12 [0], given: 20

Re: COYOTE   [#permalink] 22 Jan 2011, 10:12
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