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There was a demographic study conducted for the past five years on the deer populations of Island A and Island B.

Five years ago, each island started off with a deer population of 10, and there has been no immigration or emigration of that deer population. After five years, Island A has a deer population of 10, and Island B has a deer population of 100.

Which of the following data are expected in the demographic study ​of the deer populations of Island A and Island B?

A

The birth rate and death rate on Island B over the past five years have to be equal. The birth rate has to be greater than the death rate on Island A.

B

The birth rate and death rate on Island A over the past five years have to be equal. The birth rate has to be greater than the death rate on Island B.

C

The birth rate and death rate on Island A over the past five years have to be equal. The death rate has to be greater than the birth rate on Island B.

D

The birth rate has to be greater than the death rate over the past five years on Island A. The birth rate has to be greater than the death rate on Island B.