The Manul or PAlLAS Cat = Balls of fur in Winter time!!!
Manuls or Pallas’ Cats are the oldest living species of cat, traceable in the fossil record to 10 million years ago.
They were once thought to be the ancestor of the domestic cat Persian breed because of their highly unusual face / See also 2nd photo below
Manuls live on the rocky plateaus and riverbanks of Siberia to Central Asia.
Canon 5D MarkII-Canon 70-300 lens on 300 max / ISO 800 / F 5,6 AP