Pallas's cat


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Noun1.Pallas's cat - small wildcat of the mountains of Siberia and Tibet and MongoliaPallas's cat - small wildcat of the mountains of Siberia and Tibet and Mongolia
Felis, genus Felis - type genus of the Felidae: true cats and most wildcats
wildcat - any small or medium-sized cat resembling the domestic cat and living in the wild
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GILGIT -- About the size of a domestic cat with grey long dense fur, Pallas's cat which has been classified as near threatened by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) since 2002 has recently been spotted in Chitral and Kurram Agency areas as well after trapping cameras had first captured it in the Qurumber National Park of Gilgit-Baltistan.
Each species, the Eurasion Lynx, the Siberian Tiger, the Snow Leopard, the Asiatic Golden Cat, and Pallas's Cat is given a grade to reflect its threat to survival as a species, along with extra information, threats, IUCN status, and population trend.
Pallas's cat (Otocolobus manul), also called the manul, is a small wild cat having a broad but patchy distribution in the grasslands and montane steppe of Central Asia, the report says.