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# Whereas the female Sumatran tiger uses her territory only for hunting

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27 Jan 2018, 10:25
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Whereas the female Sumatran tiger uses her territory only for hunting, a male can occupy territory that overlaps with those of several females much more than would be required simply for hunting.

A. Whereas a female Sumatran tiger uses her territory only for hunting, a male can occupy territory that overlaps with those of several females
B. Unlike a female Sumatran tiger, which uses here territory only for hunting, a male's territory can overlap with those of several females
C. Unlike the territory of a female Sumatran tiger, which is used only for hunting, a male can occupy territory overlapping with those of several females
D. While the territory of a female Sumatran tiger is used only for hunting, with males, their territory can overlap with those of several females
E. The territory of a female Sumatran tiger is used only for hunting, unlike males, which can occupy territory overlapping with those of several females

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27 Jan 2018, 10:41
Has to be A

B-female Sumatran tiger is compared with male territory-wrong

C-female territory is compared with male tiger-wrong

D-wrong modifier

E-territory is compare with tiger-wrong

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27 Jan 2018, 12:49
rohan2345 wrote:
Whereas the female Sumatran tiger uses her territory only for hunting, a male can occupy territory that overlaps with those of several females much more than would be required simply for hunting.

A. Whereas a female Sumatran tiger uses her territory only for hunting, a male can occupy territory that overlaps with those of several females

There is a problem with the original sentence. There is no referent for pronoun "those". Those must refer to territories, but that doesn't appear anywhere in the sentence. Thoughts?
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28 Jan 2018, 07:21
sdlife wrote:
rohan2345 wrote:
Whereas the female Sumatran tiger uses her territory only for hunting, a male can occupy territory that overlaps with those of several females much more than would be required simply for hunting.

A. Whereas a female Sumatran tiger uses her territory only for hunting, a male can occupy territory that overlaps with those of several females

There is a problem with the original sentence. There is no referent for pronoun "those". Those must refer to territories, but that doesn't appear anywhere in the sentence. Thoughts?

IMHO territory is unique to the Tigress, as such use of Those can be correct...
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