Macas Mammal is an unknown amphibious marsupial or insectivore of Macas, Morona-Santiago Province, Ecuador. Molelike. Length, 14–16inches. White fur, with three broad, brown bands across the back. Elongated, trunk-like snout. No ventral pouch. Webbed feet.
In July 1999, Angel Morant Forés ran across a stuffed specimen in Macas and took several photographs of it . Ecuadorian zoologist Didier Sanchez managed to purchase the specimen in November 1999.
- A Water opossum (Chironectes minimus) considerably altered by a taxidermist, suggested by Didier Sanchez.
- Undescribed species of long-nosed, aquatic marsupial lacking a pouch.
- Unknown species of amphibious insectivore, suggested by Karl Shuker .