Pallas Cat Update Sept 26 2015

Sid Francis wrote:

On 13 September, Dan and Honey Jones and I sighted a Pallas’ cat south of Flower Lake in the Ruoergai Grasslands, Sichuan, China. This was my first sighting of this cat in the area for three years!!! This location is just a few hundred meters away from where I sighted the Chinese Mountain cat in autumn last year.

The Pallas’ cat was sitting on a high pile of stones at a disused quarry site. We scoped from around 300 m and watched for around 5 minutes. It was very wary, observing passing motorbikes, and finally disappeared when we got within 200 m of the site.