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    species reported to have the longest lifespan is

    I think the answer is B, but A also seems to make sense as even without "reported..lifespan", "The large parrot species is the cockatoo" makes sense. What do you think?

    ex)The large parrot species reported to have the longest lifespan is the cockatoo.
    What is the best change?
    A. species, reported to have the longest lifespan, is
    B. No change

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    Re: species reported to have the longest lifespan is

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    I think the answer is B, but A also seems to make sense as even without "reported..lifespan", "The large parrot species is the cockatoo" makes sense. What do you think?

    ex)The large parrot species reported to have the longest lifespan is the cockatoo.
    What is the best change?
    A. species, reported to have the longest lifespan, is
    B. No change
    The sentence is fine as it is. It wouldn't make sense if you removed "reported to have the longest lifespan".

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