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Though the Atlantic pilot whale’s flippers can reach one-fifth of their body length or more, the flippers of the short-finned pilot whale are only about one-sixth of their body length.


A) Though the Atlantic pilot whale’s flippers can reach one-fifth of their body length or more, the flippers of the short-finned pilot whale are only about one-sixth of their body length.

B) The flippers of short-finned pilot whale reach only about one-sixth of its body length, while those of the Atlantic pilot whale can reach at least one-fifth of the Atlantic pilot whale’s body length.

C) Although that of the Atlantic pilot whale can reach one-fifth or more of its body length, the short-finned pilot whale’s flippers only reach about one-sixth of the body length.

D) While those of the short-finned pilot whale can reach over one-sixth of the body length, the Atlantic pilot whales’ flippers are only one-fifth or more.

E) The Atlantic pilot whale has flippers that can reach one-fifth of its body length or more, while the flippers of the short-finned pilot whale only reach about one-sixth of their body length.
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A)though ..... whale's flippers.... THEIR (has no plural noun to refer to)

B) correct

C) that of ---> wrong S-V agreement

D) those of (has no reference noun ---> Atlantic pilot whales' flippers of the short-finned pilot whales make no sense)

E) wrong comparison--> pilot whales vs flippers


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Good one.Very close between B and E. I can see hwy B is right

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