It is a small animal, 45 cms long and 20 cms of tail, very similar to the domestic cat. It is usually of a brown-yellow color, although it gets darker in Southern Chile. The tail features dark rings, its head has thin golden stripes and there are round black stains all over its body.
- Scientific name
- Felis guigna
- From Coquimbo to Aysen. Also in Chiloe and Guaitecas Islands.
- At sea level and vegetation border.
- 30, 1899, 00:00