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:
2 subspecies endangered: Cuba Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis nesiotes), Mississippi Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis pulla)
BirdsStatus/Date Listed as Endangered:
EN-US FWS: G. c. nesiotes - June 14, 1976, G. c. pulla - June 4, 1973
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Mississippi, West Indies (Cuba)
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