Pallas' cat (also known Manul) - The small, solitary wild cat inhabits uplands, hilly areas, steppes with rocky outcrops as well as semidesert areas throughout Asia and the Middle East. It resides on the cold grasslands of Mongolia and Inner Mongolia too. Pallas roams up to elevations of 4,000m but never regions of deep snow accumulation. Inclined toward aggressive natures. As kittens, they will growl before they can open their eyes. Status: Near Threatened (Photographer Jodea)
The Pallas´s Cat, also called Manul, is a small wildcat living in the grasslands and steppe of central asia. It is named after the german naturalist Peter Simon Pallas, who first described the species in 1776.
Pallas's cat (Otocolobus manul) by Jar0d, wikipedia: Also known as the manul, this small wild cat, about the size of the domestic cat, is native to the steppe regions of Central Asia where it lives at elevations up to 5.050m in the Tibetan Plateau. #Cat #Manul