Pygmy Hippopotamus: Habitat & Facts


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How do pygmy hippos protect themselves from the sun?

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1. Where do pygmy hippos live?

2. Why is little known about the behaviors of pygmy hippos in the wild?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions in this brief multiple-choice quiz and worksheet test your knowledge of pygmy hippos. You should be familiar with both adult and baby pygmy hippos.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will gauge what you know about:

  • Pygmy hippos protecting themselves from the sun
  • Where they live
  • Why little is known about their behaviors in the wild
  • Characteristics of pygmy hippos
  • Where baby pygmy hippos are born

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about pygmy hippos
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about pygmy hippos protecting themselves from the sun and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding where pygmy hippos live

Additional Learning

Continue learning about this topic with the lesson titled Pygmy Hippopotamus: Habitat & Facts. Here are examples of the information you'll find in this lesson:

  • The habitat of pygmy hippos
  • What a 'wallow' is
  • How pygmy hippos conduct themselves in a group