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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PlantsStatus/Date Listed as Endangered:
EN-US FWS: July 31, 1986
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina
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