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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Caption: More is known about the saber-toothed tiger Smilodon than his possible cousin Homotherium, perhaps due to more archeological exploration, including the discovery of thousands of Smilodon bones at the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles.
D'leh does seem to be able to communicate directly with a saber-toothed tiger he encounters while trapped in a pit.
5-inch fangs made the extinct Saber-toothed tiger a fearsome predator.
From the well-known saber-toothed tiger and wooly mammoth to the obscure--but equally amazing--giant ground sloth, 100 mammals are showcased vividly in full color.
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.
However, Nate (Nick Zano) and Ray (Brandon Routh) accidentally free a saber-toothed tiger, creating a bigger problem.
Scrat is still trying to nab the ever-elusive nut; Manny and Ellie await the birth of their minimammoth; Sid the sloth gets into trouble when he creates his own makeshift family after finding some dinosaur eggs; and Diego the saber-toothed tiger wonders if he's growing too soft hanging out 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.