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  1. manul, Pallas's cat, Felis manulnoun

    small wildcat of the mountains of Siberia and Tibet and Mongolia


  1. felis manul

    The Pallas's cat (Otocolobus manul), also known as the manul, is a small wild cat with long and dense light grey fur, native to mountainous regions across central Asia. Its head-and-body length ranges from 46 to 65 cm (18 to 26 in) with a 21 to 31 cm (8.3 to 12.2 in) long bushy tail. It is well camouflaged and adapted to the cold continental climate in its native range, which receives little rainfall and experiences a wide range of temperatures. The Pallas's cat was first described in 1776 by Peter Simon Pallas, who observed it in the vicinity of Lake Baikal. To date, it has been recorded across a large areal extent, albeit in widely spaced sites from Caucasus in the west to South Siberian Mountains in the east. It inhabits rocky montane grasslands and shrublands, where the snow cover is below 15–20 cm (6–8 in). It finds shelter in rock crevices and burrows, and preys foremost on lagomorphs and rodents. The female gives birth to between two and six kittens in spring. Due to its widespread range and assumed large population, the Pallas's cat has been listed as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List since 2020. Some population units are threatened by poaching, prey base decline due to rodent control programs, and habitat fragmentation as a result of mining and infrastructure projects. The Pallas's cat has been kept in zoos since the early 1950s. As of 2018, 60 zoos in Europe, Russia, North America and Japan participate in Pallas's cat captive breeding programs.


  1. felis manul

    Felis Manul, also known as the Pallas's cat or Otocolobus manul, is a small wild cat native to the central Asian Steppes. It is about the size of a domestic cat but has longer fur and a stocky build. This solitary animal is known for its unique, expressive facial expressions and is characterized by its round pupils, a feature unusual for cats. It has a dense, thick coat to protect it from the harsh, cold environments it typically inhabits. It is named after the German naturalist Peter Simon Pallas who first described the species.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of felis manul in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of felis manul in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4


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