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Poaching in Africa has been the greatest threat to wildlife for decades, and though measures, such as awareness programs and establishing stricter laws, were being taken years ago, increasing global demand for animal horns, skins, and hides are putting wild animals under the threat of extinction.

A. though measures, such as awareness programs and establishing stricter laws, were being taken years ago, increasing global demand for animal horns, skins, and hides are

B. though such measures as awareness programs and establishing stricter laws were taken years ago, increasing global demand for animals with horns, skins, and hides are

C. though measures like starting awareness programs and establishing stricter laws have been taken years ago, increasing global demand for animal horns, skins, and hides is

D. with measures, such as awareness programs and stricter laws, taken years ago, increasing global demand for animal horns, skins, and hides is

E. though measures, such as awareness programs and stricter laws, have been taken years ago, increasing global demand for animal horns, skins, and hides is

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A. though measures, such as awareness programs and establishing stricter laws, were being taken years ago, increasing global demand for animal horns, skins, and hides are: Incorrect: Increasing global demand is...

B. though such measures as awareness programs and establishing stricter laws were taken years ago, increasing global demand for animals with horns, skins, and hides are: Incorrect: Increasing global demand is...

C. though measures like starting awareness programs and establishing stricter laws have been taken years ago, increasing global demand for animal horns, skins, and hides is: "Like" for presenting examples in incorrect.

D. with measures, such as awareness programs and stricter laws, taken years ago, increasing global demand for animal horns, skins, and hides is: "with" : No contrast in the statement.

E. though measures, such as awareness programs and stricter laws, have been taken years ago, increasing global demand for animal horns, skins, and hides is : Correct
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"have been taken years ago" makes me confused.

But finally go for E.

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Poaching in Africa has been the greatest threat to wildlife for decades, and though measures, such as awareness programs and establishing stricter laws, were being taken years ago, increasing global demand for animal horns, skins, and hides are putting wild animals under the threat of extinction.

A. though measures, such as awareness programs and establishing stricter laws, were being taken years ago, increasing global demand for animal horns, skins, and hides are

S-V mismatch

B. though such measures as awareness programs and establishing stricter laws were taken years ago, increasing global demand for animals with horns, skins, and hides are

S-V mismatch


C. though measures like starting awareness programs and establishing stricter laws have been taken years ago, increasing global demand for animal horns, skins, and hides is

Like cannot be used to give examples. Such as has to be used instead

D. with measures, such as awareness programs and stricter laws, taken years ago, increasing global demand for animal horns, skins, and hides is

The original meaning is distorted

E. though measures, such as awareness programs and stricter laws, have been taken years ago, increasing global demand for animal horns, skins, and hides is
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