It is a small animal, 70 centimeters long and a tail that can be up to 35 cms. Long. It is similar to a car, but it has yellowish hair with red and grey spots on its back. It features brown stripes on its legs and in some parts of its long tail.
First region, from Coquimbo to Concepcion, and from Aysen to Magallanes.
From the coast to the 4500-4900 meters above sea level.