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:
Lizard Shark, Scaffold Shark
FishesStatus/Date Listed as Endangered:
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Angola, Australia, Chile, France, Guyana, Japan, Mauritania, Morocco, Namibia, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal (Madeira), South Africa, Spain, United Kingdom, United States (California)
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