17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Peek A Boo

The Pallas's cat, also called manul, is a small wild cat with dense, plush coat which blends with its habitat and conceals it from predators. This particular cat was guarding its meal on an extremely cold and windy day.

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Date Taken: 02.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Copyright: © Thomas Vijayan