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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Other Names and/or Listed subspecies:Group:
3 subspecies endangered: Light-footed Clapper Rail (Rallus longirostris levipes), California Clapper Rail (Rallus longirostris obsoletus), Yuma Clapper Rail (Rallus longirostris yumanensis)
BirdsStatus/Date Listed as Endangered:
EN-US FWS: R. l. levipes - October 13, 1970, R. l. obsoletus - October 13, 1970, R. l. yumanensis - March 11, 1967
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
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