Being Americas national bird, the Bald Eagle has little natural predators like the Great Horned Owl, and their

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Being America’s national bird, the Bald Eagle has little natural predators like the Great Horned Owl, and their population dwindling to almost nothing up to the point of DDT being banned.


A) Being America’s national bird, the Bald Eagle has little natural predators like the Great Horned Owl, and their population dwindling to almost nothing up to the point of DDT being banned.

B) Like the Great Horned Owl, the Bald Eagle, America’s national bird, has few natural predators, yet its population dwindled to almost nothing until DDT was banned.

C) The Bald Eagle, like the Great Horned Owl, America’s national bird, has little natural predators, but their population having dwindling to almost until DDT had been banned.

D) The Bald Eagle, America’s national bird, has a very small number of natural predators, as does the Great Horned Owl, but its population dwindling to almost nothing until DDT is banned.

E) The Bald Eagle, which is America’s national bird, has few natural predators as the Great Horned Owl, as its population dwindling to almost nothing until DDT was banned.


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In the sentence , the bald eagle's population dwindling because of DDT. this also happened to the great horned owl.

Option A:- INCORRECT
The use of 'little' for countable noun 'natural predator' is wrong. ''few'', would have been the most preferable in this sentence.

Option B:- CORRECT
There's no pronoun error , the comparison in the sentence is correct. 'yet' is used in the sentence appropriately contrasts the two independent clause.

Option C:- INCORRECT
It is wrong because it uses 'little' for countable noun 'natural predators'. Also the use of 'their' seems to refer to predator not eagle

Option D:- INCORRECT
The main verb of the sentence is missing because 'dwindling' is serving as an auxiliary verb and also the sentence seems really wordy

Option E:- INCORRECT
The comparison is wrong, The sentence seem as if the 'eagle' having natural predators' to 'great horned owl'. The main verb is Missing because dwindling is working as an auxiliary verb