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28 Feb

New Nepalese Cat Discovered Deep in Himalayas! MEOW!

A beautiful new little cat species — new to Nepal, that is — was discovered deep in the Himalayan mountain range.

Caught on night-vision camera, this lovely little night prowler was discovered by Bikram Shrestha of The Snow Leopard Conservancy. The new cat, which until now had never been spotted in Nepal, was identifed as a Pallas' Cat — there isn't even a Nepalese name for the species.  These adorable cats are about the size of a typical house cat and found in Central Asia at higher elevations.  

Don't know about you guys, but I am *so* in LOVE <3 ... MEOW.



Photos: Courtesy of NTNC-ACAP/SLC


Big shout out to the Dodo for reporting on this and bringing it to our attention.

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Betty Chu is a Digital Media Executive Producer for Follow her on Twitter @beddychew or Facebook for the cutest animal posts EVER.

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