Why are Mountain Gorillas Endangered? - Population & Conservation


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Which of the following is a major source of habitat loss for the mountain gorilla?

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1. Why are female mountain gorillas specifically hunted?

2. Where do mountain gorillas live?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz/worksheet combo lets you test your knowledge of mountain gorillas and why they're endangered. This animal's population and ongoing threats are key topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can see how much you know about:

  • Why female mountain gorillas are hunted
  • The major source of habitat loss for mountain gorillas
  • How national instability affects mountain gorillas
  • Population trends over the years

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on mountain gorillas
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about where mountain gorillas live
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about human-related threats to mountain gorillas and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more, use the lesson called Why are Mountain Gorillas Endangered? - Population & Movement. Some goals you can complete include:

  • Review the habitat of the mountain gorilla
  • See how many adult mountain gorillas exist in the wild
  • Identify conservation methods for mountain gorillas