This mammal has dense and silky fur, of a light brown in its tummy area and grey on its back. It has a long tail, sharp snout and sharp teeth, and it looks like a small rat. It has big ears and you can recognize it because they have a dark spot around their eyes. Females have a special breast area that shows fifteen nipples.
From Elqui Valley to Valdivia.
From the coast to the 2000 meters above the sea level.