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Pallas's Cat

Pallas's Cat
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Pallas's Cat



Pallas's Cat Range Map (Central Asia)
Attribution: IUCN, species assessors & spatial data authors
Latin Name Felis manul
Conservation Status Near Threatened
Location Central Asia
Colour Brown
Length 50 - 60 cms (19.7 - 23.6 inches)
Tail 21 - 31 cms (8.3 - 12.2 inches)
Weight 2 - 5 Kgs (4.4 - 11 lbs)
Life Expectancy

- Yrs

Main Characteristics

Pallas's Cats have a body length between 50 and 60 cms (19.7 - 23.6 inches), a tail length between 21 and 31 cms (8.3 - 12.2 inches) and they weigh between 2 and 5 kgs (4.4 - 11 lbs).

Habitat

Pallas's Cats can be found on the rocky steppes and stony outcroppings in central Asia.

Diet

Pallas's
Cats mainly feed on pikas and small rodents.

Breeding

After a gestation period of 74 - 75 days, Pallas's Cats give birth to 3 - 6 youngsters.

Predators


Subspecies

Subspecies of the Pallas's Cat are:

Felis manul ferruginea
Felis manul manul
Felis manul nigripecta

Interesting Facts

Pallas's Cats are also known as:
Pallas' Cat
Steppe Cat
Manul

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Leopard Cat
Iriomote Cat
Fishing Cat
Flat-Headed Cat
Rusty-Spotted Cat

 


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