Have you ever seen the Pallas’s cat? Also called manul, this creature of the cat family is a wild cat that was named after the German naturalist Peter Simon Pallas, who first described the cat in 1776 under the binomial Felis manul.
The Pallas’s cat, which is about the size of a domestic cat, are native to the steppe regions of Central Asia. They also inhabit some parts of Mongolia, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Kashmir, China, Russia.
The Pallas’s cat is a rare species but nonetheless a very cool-looking representative of the cat family with amazing facial expressions.
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