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Snow leopards live in the snow-capped mountain ranges of Central Asia, from eastern Iran all the way to Nepal and China, and in some of the higher alpine regions prey, like Himalayan Blue Sheep, is sometimes of such scarcity so that in a range of 1,000 square kilometers of territory support only five adult snow leopards.

A. prey, like Himalayan Blue Sheep, is sometimes of such scarcity so that in a range of 1,000 square kilometers of territory support

B. prey, such as Himalayan Blue Sheep, is sometimes so scarce that a range of 1,000 square kilometers of territory supports

C. prey, like Himalayan Blue Sheep, is sometimes so scarce that a range of 1,000 square kilometers of territory support

D. prey, for example, Himalayan Blue Sheep, is sometimes of such scarcity that in a range of 1,000 square kilometers of territory supporting

E. prey, such as Himalayan Blue Sheep, is sometimes as scarce as to make a range of 1,000 square kilometers of territory supporting
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New post 30 Aug 2015, 23:05
We are giving an example here so we need to use such as and not like, eliminating A and C
Construction of D is wordy

It leaves us with B and E
In E as scarce as is awkward

Answer is B
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New post 30 Aug 2015, 23:11
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Snow leopards live in the snow-capped mountain ranges of Central Asia, from eastern Iran all the way to Nepal and China, and in some of the higher alpine regions prey, like Himalayan Blue Sheep, is sometimes of such scarcity so that in a range of 1,000 square kilometers of territory support only five adult snow leopards.

A. prey, like Himalayan Blue Sheep, is sometimes of such scarcity so that in a range of 1,000 square kilometers of territory support

B. prey, such as Himalayan Blue Sheep, is sometimes so scarce that a range of 1,000 square kilometers of territory supports

C. prey, like Himalayan Blue Sheep, is sometimes so scarce that a range of 1,000 square kilometers of territory support

D. prey, for example, Himalayan Blue Sheep, is sometimes of such scarcity that in a range of 1,000 square kilometers of territory supporting

E. prey, such as Himalayan Blue Sheep, is sometimes as scarce as to make a range of 1,000 square kilometers of territory supporting

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B seems correct as it uses such as correctly and also corrects the subject-verb agreement.
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I also marked B. (subject verb agreement)
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Snow leopards live in the snow-capped mountain ranges of Central Asia, from eastern Iran all the way to Nepal and China, and in some of the higher alpine regions prey, like Himalayan Blue Sheep, is sometimes of such scarcity so that in a range of 1,000 square kilometers of territory support only five adult snow leopards.

A. prey, like Himalayan Blue Sheep, is sometimes of such scarcity so that in a range of 1,000 square kilometers of territory support

B. prey, such as Himalayan Blue Sheep, is sometimes so scarce that a range of 1,000 square kilometers of territory supports

C. prey, like Himalayan Blue Sheep, is sometimes so scarce that a range of 1,000 square kilometers of territory support

D. prey, for example, Himalayan Blue Sheep, is sometimes of such scarcity that in a range of 1,000 square kilometers of territory supporting

E. prey, such as Himalayan Blue Sheep, is sometimes as scarce as to make a range of 1,000 square kilometers of territory supporting

OA after three responses

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hi daagh

I have a query here.

Snow leopards live in the snow-capped mountain ranges of Central Asia and in some of the higher alpine regions prey

here we are saying two things about snow leopards. Now i just want to know prey is referring to what . how it is referring to Snow leopards.

Please clarify.

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‘Prey’ in this context refers to the victim animal such as the blue sheep. The second part means that the animal that is eaten (called prey) is so scarce or such scarce ------.
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