A Russian farmer caught four helpless kittens in his barn. Their mother didn’t seem to be around, and the kittens were desperate for help. However, as the farmer studied the features of the kittens, they seemed to be a bit different from what he had in mind, so he called the Daursky Nature Reserve to identify what kind of care they needed. Then, it was dawned on him that these were no regular cats, they’re animals known as Palla’s cats or Manuls, a rare species of wild cat that is native to Central Asia.
The staff at the reserve had to check if two regular cats at the rescue could nurse the newborn manuls. Luckily, they were able to take care of the kittens. After they’re tough enough, the manuls were released into the wild, where they belong, again.
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