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A common defense of sport hunting is that it serves a vital wildlife-management function, without which countless animals would succumb to starvation and disease. This defense leads to the overly hasty conclusion that sport hunting produces a healthier population of animals.

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Which of the following, if true, best supports the author's claim that sport hunting does not necessarily produce a healthier population of animals?

  • A For many economically depressed families, hunting helps keep food on the table.
  • B Wildlife species encroach on farm crops when other food supplies become scarce.
  • C Overpopulation of a species causes both strong and weak animals to suffer.
  • D Sport hunters tend to pursue the biggest and healthiest animals in a population.
  • E Many people have strong moral objections to killing a creature for any reason other than self-defense.

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