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The Contenders Quiz: Hippos
by Staff
See if you can answer these true or false questions about the hippopotamus is also known as the river horse. The more you know may help you determine the ultimate river champion in the Rumble in the River.

Hippos don't have sweat glands.

  • True
  • False

Hippos use their teeth for eating and fighting.

  •  True
  •  False

Male hippos can fight as long as two hours.

  •  True
  •  False

Hippos spend half their lives in water.

  •  True
  •  False

Females give birth on land.

  •  True
  •  False

Young hippos remain with their mothers for two years.

  •  True
  •  False

Hippos can stay submerged underwater for over five minutes.

  •  True
  •  False

Hippos have an intestinal tract over 50 meters or 164 feet long.

  •  True
  •  False

Hippos form social groups.

  •  True
  •  False

Hippos are endangered.

  •  True
  •  False