Why are West African Black Rhinos Extinct?


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How did farmers in Africa view the West African black rhino?

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1. Why were most West African black rhinos killed?

2. When were West African black rhinos declared officially extinct?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Take advantage of the quiz and worksheet, addressing your knowledge of the black rhino. Why they went extinct and when this occurred are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following topics:

  • When the West African black rhinos were declared extinct
  • Why black rhinos were killed in West Africa
  • How farmers in Africa viewed the West African black rhino
  • When black rhino populations started to decrease

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about how the reproductive rate of the West African black rhino affected its extinction
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the black rhino extinction
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why black rhinos in West Africa were killed and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Why are West African Black Rhinos Extinct? is a lesson you can access anytime to review more about:

  • The definition of extinct
  • When species are officially declared extinct
  • Contributing factors that led to the decline of the black rhino population