Pallas's Cat (Otocolobus manul) Ribilik local name; is found in eastern Ladakh between 3000-4800m. This cat appears in a compact body structure, low limbs, short rounded & widely patted ear set low on the sides of the broad head. The color of the body is silver grey. The fur on its under parts & tail is comparatively longer than that on the rest of the body. Pallas's cat feed on the small mammals like pika and rodents. It also feed on birds sometime and the male is slightly heavier than female. The cat attains sexual maturity after a year. The weights between 3-4 Kg & Recorded longevity is up to 10-11 years
Normally, Full moon night will be a very good time to spot Pallas's Cat and we will be offering this trip according to this timing.Kindly check our itinerary for spotting Pallas's Cat in Ladakh-Himalayas. The owner of the company (Maitreya Tours) is leading this trip of Pallas's Cat to Hanle, Ladakh-Himalayas everytime.
There are only approximately 20-50 in number but no one has exact knowledge about this wild cat:- Pallas's Cat
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|Best Time:||April to October|
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Best Time: October to February