The Shark Bay region represents a meeting point of three major climatic regions. It contains plant species that are unique and considered new to science, five of Australia's 26 species of endangered Australian mammals, as well as 35 percent of Australian bird species and abundant marine flora and fauna.
Shark Bay was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1991.
Shark Bay was one of 15 World Heritage places included in the National Heritage List on 21 May 2007.
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