Whale Shark 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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Caribbean Monk Seal
Scientific Name: Monachus tropicalis
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered: Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico
Listing Update: This species is now extinct and was delisted from the US FWS endangered species list on 4/13/2011.
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