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Fossils of a whale that beached on an African shore more

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03 Aug 2005, 07:50
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Fossils of a whale that beached on an African shore more than a million years ago and was subsequently butchered by hominids have been recovered by paleontologists.

A. that beached on an African shore more than a million years ago and was subsequently butchered by hominids have
B. that beached on an African shore more than a million years ago and then was subsequently butchered by hominids has
C. that beached on an African shore more than a million years ago, which was subsequently butchered by hominids, has
D. having been beached on an African shore more than a million years ago and subsequently butchered by hominids, have
E. having beached on an African shore more than a million years ago and then subsequently were butchered by hominids have

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03 Aug 2005, 08:37

B & C--most obvious reason is the use of has...(Fossils...have been recovered)

D&E--awkward restating of choice A (also, E uses 'were' instead of 'was')

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04 Aug 2005, 00:19
A is the best choice of all those present (used POE)

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04 Aug 2005, 00:19
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