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.
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Other Names and/or Listed subspecies:Group:
2 ssp. endangered: Cushenbury Buckwheat - Eriogonum ovalifolium var. vineum, Steamboat Buckwheat - Eriogonum ovalifolium var. williamsiae
PlantsStatus/Date Listed as Endangered:
EN-US FWS: E. o. var. vineum - August 24, 1994, E. o. var. williamsiae - July 8, 1986
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
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