Upon their first encountering leaf-cutting ants in South America, the insects seemed to some Europeans to be carrying bits of greenery to shade themselves from the tropical sun—hence the sobriquet “parasol ants.”


Upon their first encountering leaf-cutting ants in South America, the insects seemed to some Europeans to be carrying bits of greenery to shade themselves from the tropical sun—hence the sobriquet “parasol ants.”

A. Upon their first encountering leaf-cutting ants in South America, the insects seemed to some Europeans to be

B. Upon their first encountering leaf-cutting ants in South America, some Europeans thought they were

C. On first encountering leaf-cutting ants in South America, it seemed to some Europeans that the insects were

D. On first encountering leaf-cutting ants in South America, some Europeans thought the insects were

E. On their first encounter with leaf-cutting ants in South America, some Europeans thought it was because the insects were


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Correct Answer: D

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