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White-tailed deer are expanding their territory in multiple states. Other animals of the same habitats are not exhibiting this behavior. Likely, the deer are forced to expand their habitats in search of food.

Which of the following, if true, MOST strengthens the hypothesis above?


Male white-tailed deer require a larger variety of food sources than female white-tailed deer.


White-tailed deer bed near singular locations for extended periods of time, exhausting food sources.


After their young are born, white-tailed deer must eat more often to allow their new babies to thrive.


White-tailed deer must compete over limited food resources with other mammals who share their habitats.


Some white-tailed deer graze over a two-mile area, which is significantly larger than the tracked grazing area of white-tailed deer ten years ago.

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