Pallas's cat (Otocolobus manul), also called manul, is a small wild cat with a broad, but fragmented distribution in the grasslands and montane steppes of Central Asia. It is negatively affected by habitat degradation, prey base decline and hunting, and has therefore been classified as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List since 2002.The Pallas's cat was first described in 1776 by the German naturalist Peter Simon Pallas.
Also known as
This breed is also called Felis Manul, Manul, Minaul, Otocolobus, Otocolobus Manul, Pallas Cat, Pallas' Cat, Pallas'S as well as Steppe Cat.
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