Although whale sharks are massive, they are generally docile and inoffensive to humans. Whale sharks are even sometimes nice enough to let human swimmers hitch a ride.
Learn more about the Whale Shark.
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BirdsStatus/Date Listed as Endangered:
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
American Samoa, Australia (Norfolk Island), Chile, Cook Islands, French Polynesia, Mexico, New Zealand, Niue, Pitcairn, United States and Minor Outlying Islands, Wallis and Futuna
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