saber-toothed tiger


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saber-toothed tiger

wild cat that died out about 12,000 years ago. [Ecology: Hammond, 290]
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CUTLINE: Steven Strait, portraying D'leh, is threatened by a saber-toothed tiger in "10,000 B.
It's based on the idea that when you're cornered by the saber-toothed tiger, your body produces the hormone adrenaline, which gives you enough strength to fight the tiger or enough speed to outrun it.
This response was useful in the old days when you were facing a saber-toothed tiger.
We kill the saber-toothed tiger and feel damn glad afterward, both because of the excess of adrenaline and the sweet reinforcement we get when gazing at its mangled body.
Scrat is still trying to nab the ever-elusive nut (while, maybe, finding true love); Manny (Ray Romano) and Ellie (Queen Latifah) await the birth of their mini-mammoth, Sid (John Leguizamo) the sloth gets into trouble when he creates his own makeshift family by hijacking some dinosaur eggs; and Diego (Denis Leary) the saber-toothed tiger wonders if he's growing too "soft" hanging with his pals.
Some are spectacular, like a saber-toothed tiger he befriends.
Instead, the droopy mammoth Manny (voiced by Ray Romano), the caustic saber-toothed tiger Diego (Denis Leary) and the dopey sloth Sid (John Leguizamo) have figured out the doomsayers are right and the glaciers are melting.
In the new movie ICE AGE a woolly mammoth named Manny, a wacky sloth named Sid and a scheming saber-toothed tiger, Diego, brave the cold and ice to return a baby to his family.
How about pouring some Toucan Tropical Twister or some Saber-Toothed Tiger Punch?
Manny the woolly mammoth, Sid the sloth, Diego the saber-toothed tiger and the saber-toothed squirrel known as Scrat are reveling in the end of the Ice Age and the melting paradise that is their new world.
A skeleton of a saber-toothed tiger was recently sold for 250,0000 dollars by the gallery.
You didn't think the woolly mammoth and saber-toothed tiger were going to go bye-bye before appearing in "Ice Age 3," did you?