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The black-and-white ruffed lemur is being bred at the St. Louis Zoo and at zoos across the United States as part of a broader effort to prevent their extinction.

(A)The black-and-white ruffed lemur is being bred at the St. Louis Zoo and at zoos across the United States
(B)Black-and-white ruffed lemur were bred at the St. Louis Zoo and at other zoos across the United States
(C)Black-and-white ruffed lemurs are bred at the St. Louis Zoo and at zoos across the United States
(D)Black-and-white ruffed lemurs are being bred at the St. Louis Zoo and at other zoos across the United States
(E)The black-and-white ruffed lemurs has been bred at the St. Louis Zoo and at zoos across the United States

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The black-and-white ruffed lemur is being bred at the St. Louis Zoo and at zoos across the United States as part of a broader effort to prevent their extinction.

(A)The black-and-white ruffed lemur is being bred at the St. Louis Zoo and at zoos across the United States
(B)Black-and-white ruffed lemur were bred at the St. Louis Zoo and at other zoos across the United States
(C)Black-and-white ruffed lemurs are bred at the St. Louis Zoo and at zoos across the United States
(D)Black-and-white ruffed lemurs are being bred at the St. Louis Zoo and at other zoos across the United States
(E)The black-and-white ruffed lemurs has been bred at the St. Louis Zoo and at zoos across the United States

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Answer Choice D correct verb tense and - at the St Louis Zoo parallel to at other zoos

A, B and E uses incorrect verb tense
C uses simple present stating fact, uses "and" as parallelism marker - at the ..... and at zoos
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OA to follow .[/quote]

Answer Choice D correct verb tense and - at the St Louis Zoo parallel to at other zoos

A, B and E uses incorrect verb tense
C uses simple present stating fact, uses "and" as parallelism marker - at the ..... and at zoos[/quote]

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Can someone please tell why C is the wrong choice??

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Can someone please tell why C is the wrong choice??



hi,
C is wrong as the choice misses out on word 'other'..
(C) Black-and-white ruffed lemurs are bred at the St. Louis Zoo and at zoos across the United States..
since we are talking of st louis zoo and all other zoos across the US, so when we say at zoos, it includes st louis too which has already been mentioned..
if it was given st louis zoo in country X and at zoos across the US .. other would not be required

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Yes, it makes sense. :-)
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The black-and-white ruffed lemur is being bred at the St. Louis Zoo and at zoos across the United States as part of a broader effort to prevent their extinction.

(A)The black-and-white ruffed lemur is being bred at the St. Louis Zoo and at zoos across the United States
(B)Black-and-white ruffed lemur were bred at the St. Louis Zoo and at other zoos across the United States
(C)Black-and-white ruffed lemurs are bred at the St. Louis Zoo and at zoos across the United States
(D)Black-and-white ruffed lemurs are being bred at the St. Louis Zoo and at other zoos across the United States
(E)The black-and-white ruffed lemurs has been bred at the St. Louis Zoo and at zoos across the United States
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Option C looks grammatically and would have been logically correct had it mentioned some other zoo(which is not in US)
Will Gmat ask a question which requires such specific details?

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Hi - I understand why D is the right answer but i do have a query on A/B/ E

In A / B / E -- is it possible to eliminate based on tenses as mentioned in some of the analysis above ? if so, could someone elaborate as i dont know the theory why ...specifically i have marked in bold if based on these alone, i can eliminate answer choices

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(A)The black-and-white ruffed lemur is being bred at the St. Louis Zoo and at zoos across the United States
(B)Black-and-white ruffed lemur were bred at the St. Louis Zoo and at other zoos across the United States
(C)Black-and-white ruffed lemurs are bred at the St. Louis Zoo and at zoos across the United States
(D)Black-and-white ruffed lemurs are being bred at the St. Louis Zoo and at other zoos across the United States
(E)The black-and-white ruffed lemurs has been bred at the St. Louis Zoo and at zoos across the United States

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