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: Hoffmann's Slender-flowered Gilia - Gilia tenuiflora ssp. hoffmannii, Monterey Gilia - Gilia tenuiflora ssp. arenaria
PlantsStatus/Date Listed as Endangered:
EN-US FWS: G. t. ssp. hoffmannii - June 22, 1992, G. t. ssp. arenaria - July 31, 1997
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
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