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  • Kelly Stevenson

    Manul cat: ~12m years ago it was one of the first two modern cats to evolve and it hasn’t changed since.

  • Jennifer Johnston

    About 12 million years ago the manul was one of the first two modern cats to evolve and it hasnt changed since. It is also called a Pallas cat.

  • Emilianos Dandy

    This is a Manul. About 12 million years ago the Manul was one of the first two modern cats to emerge, and it hasnt changed since. Its a small wild cat having a broad but patchy distribution in the grasslands and montane steppe of Central Asia. The species is negatively impacted by habitat degradation, prey base decline, and hunting, and has therefore been classified as Near Threatened by IUCN.

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