There the wild cats feed on small mammals and birds but insects can also be on their menu.
However, the animals are struggling with habitat loss. They are also the prey of other predators and are hunted by humans.
The project team is in the process of gaining an overview of the current population.
PICA (Pallas’s Cat International Conservation Alliance) conducts field research around the manul - which is also called Pallas cats. With the help of wildlife cameras the shy animals are observed .
The project team visits the surrounding villages and informs about the life of the Manule and how they are threatened by humans.