25 Such thorough carcass consumption implies to the researchers either that

25 such thorough carcass consumption implies to the

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consumption of carcasses by the extinct species.(25) Such thorough carcass consumption implies to the researchers either that prey availability was low, at least seasonally, or that there was intense competition over kills and a high rate of carcass theft due to relatively high predator densities.Questions 4–8 refer t o the passage above.4.The primary purpose of the passage is to(A)present several explanations for a well-known fact(B)suggest alternative methods for resolving a debate(C)argue in favor of a controversial theory(D)question the methodology used in a study(E)discuss the implications of a research finding5.According to the passage, compared with Pleistocene carnivores in other areas, Pleistocene carnivores in the La Brea area6.According to the passage, the researchers believe that the high frequency of tooth breakage in carnivores found at La Brea was caused primarily byT h e O f f i ci a l G ui d e f o r G M A T®Re v i ew 12 t h E d it i on3
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7.The researchers’ conclusion concerning the absence of demographic bias would be most seriously undermined if it were found that
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