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The cottontail rabbit population in Orange County, California, has inc

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The cottontail rabbit population in Orange County, California, has increased unchecked in recent years as a result of the removal of the native fox population and the clearing of surrounding woodlands.

(A) years as a result of the removal of
(B) years as a result of removing
(C) years, resulting from the removing of
(D) years, which is result of removing
(E) years, which is a result of the removal

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Originally posted by sdas on 19 Mar 2013, 14:03.
Last edited by sdas on 20 Mar 2013, 09:56, edited 1 time in total.
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Answer A !

B is wrong because "removing" is not adequate in this case. It leaves the impression that the rabbit himself eliminated the fox.
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New post 20 Mar 2013, 05:21
A is the correct answer.

as a result of removal of.....
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