Based on the passage, which situation is most similar to that described in lines 10-13 (“Much . . .


  • A) A male elk that expends considerable energy to
    grow large antlers

  • B) A deer that forages in an area with plentiful
    resources in close proximity to predators

  • C) A bird that experiences rapid bone growth while
    losing bone strength

  • D) A turtle that produces a small clutch of eggs
    because resources are scarce