The Pallas´s Cat, also called Manul, is a small wildcat living in the grasslands and steppe of central asia. It is named after the german naturalist Peter Simon Pallas, who first described the species in
What cat?: The manul, an ancient breed of small cats, 12 million years old. They can't be domesticated and are classified as "near threatened". They live on the Asian Steppes. Check out the link for lots of photos! (Also called Pallas cat)
Pallas Cat Although these fun photos make the Pallas' cat seem like an interesting pet with an expressive face, their solitary and wild nature, as well as their high mortality rate at low altitudes, restricts them primarily to professional zoos.