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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Several studies examining the habitat characteristics of den sites of mammals also have suggested females might locate dens in areas where the vegetation reduces predation risk (wolverine, Gulo gulo, Magoun and Copeland, 1998; American marten, Maites americana, Ruggiero et al., 1998; Iberian lynx, Lynx pardinus, Fernandez and Palomares, 2000; yellow mongoose, Cynictis penicillata, Blaum et al, 2007; Pallas cat, Otocolobus manul, Ross et al, 2010).
Mammal species recorded during the course of the survey included the leopard cat, Indian palm civet, Pallas cat (Otocolobus manul), chinkara, hog deer (Axis porcinus), grey langur, Asiatic jackal (Canis aureus), Indian pangolin (Manis crassicaudata), Rhesus monkey (Macaca mulatta) etc.
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.