GRE Text Completion: JiJing 1373-GRE填空机经1373题 - 8VJN_6DQ7WD24R63A

In the northeastern United States, beaver populations had been critically reduced or even ____________ in large areas at the end of nineteenth century; as a result, several states instituted prohibitions on beaver trapping. A. diminished B. extirpated C. eliminated D. devalued E. weakened F. underrated