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What is the structure of the sentence? The rabbits live in the yard but are difficult to find.

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Hi again Paula;
The rabbits live in the yard but are difficult to find.
 
The rabbits live in the yard ...This is an independent clause.
but ...This is a coordinator.  It is one of several characteristic of compound sentences.
are difficult to find ...This is neither a dependent nor independent clause.  It does not have a subject.
 
This is a simple sentence.  The answer is C.
For this to be a compound sentence, it would possibly be...
The rabbits live in the yard but these animals are difficult to find.