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Pallas Cat (Otocolobus manul, or Felis manul), Also known as the manul, is a small wild cat of Central Asia. E 'named after the naturalists Peter Simon Pallas, the WHO first described the species in 1776.
Pallas cat is the oldest living species of a tribe of cats, the which includes the modern genus Felis. This feline with the cat disappeared Martelli, was probably one of the first modern cats evolve Pseudaelurus about 12 million years.
Distribution and habitat
Pallas's cat is widely available in Asian steppes at an altitude of 1000-4000 meters (3,300 and 13,000 ft). It is found along the east coast and south of the Caspian Sea, through northern Iran, India, and Pakistan, in Afghanistan and Turkmenistan, western and central China, and Mongolia. It prefers rocky areas with trees are relatively small, including barren hills, desert, and semidesert.
Pallas's Cat including those of a cat-sized domestic cat, at 46-65 cm (18-26) long, excluding his 21-31 cm (8.3 to 12 in) tail, and weighing 2.5 to 4.5 kilogram. The combination of muscular posture and long, dense fur makes it look plump and tender.
Pallas's Cat has a few physical features that distinguish it from other cats. Among others, the eyes have round pupils rather than pupils slit-like other small cats, which proportionally shorter legs compared with cats in general, very low-set ears and wide, and have claws very short. The face is shortened as compared with other cats, giving a flat face. Short jaw has fewer teeth than cats. Seeing the face of a flat structure, allowing Pallas's Cat is the ancestor of the persian cat.
Ocher-colored fur with dark vertical bars on the torso and front legs, which is sometimes not visible due to thick fur. A gray winter coat and less patterned than the summer coat. There is a clear black rings on the tail and dark places in the forehead. Cheeks white with thin black stripes running from the corners of the eye. Chin and throat are also white, merging into a fine gray fur of hamsters. concentric white and black rims around the eyes show spherical shape
- Several of Pallas's cat
Appearance Pallas's Cat
Little Pallas's Cat
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