Manul – Medium-sized cat with a tall, thick and soft fur. Body length of 40-65 cm, tail – 20-30 cm Manuli live in southern Transbaikalia, in the Altai region in Kazakhstan fur of these animals – reddish smoky shot with silver, sometimes with narrow dark transverse stripes and dark belt on the ridge. Manuli also found in Turkmen and Tajik SSR, their fur is colored reddish color with a reddish tint and a very rare dark transverse stripes. Outside the USSR Man'ula found in parts of Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, China and Mongolia.
Manuli inhabit the mountain-steppe, steppe and desert areas in the reeds, shrubs and rocks. Females give birth in the spring of 4-6 kittens. Man'ula fed rodents and other small mammals and birds.