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Adj.1.sabre-toothed - having teeth that resemble sabers; "a saber-toothed tiger"
toothed - having teeth especially of a certain number or type; often used in combination; "saw-toothed"
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Researcher say the ( prehistoric bird would have lived alongside the giant hyenas and sabre-toothed cats, in the Ice Age.
Seven-year-old Bradley Whitehouse certainly didn't think so as he came face-to-face with a terrifying sabre-toothed tiger at Dudley Museum.
The spread of hominims - early humans and related species such as Neanderthals - from Africa thousands of years ago coincided with the extinction of megafauna such as the mammoth, the sabre-toothed tiger and the glyptodon, an armadillo-like creature the size of a car, according to the study.
In yet another episode of extinction avoidance, Ray Romano, Denis Leary and John Leguizamo voice Manny the woolly mammoth, sabre-toothed tiger Diego and Sid the sloth.
Meanwhile, we catch up with the unrelated acorn-chasing adventures of Scrat the sabre-toothed squirrel, voiced by Chris Wedge, while Queen Latifah, Simon Pegg, Jennifer Lopez and Denis Leary all return.
Scaling up: |Jennifer Lawrence ICE AGE: CONTINENTAL DRIFT (Tomorrow, Channel 4, 6.20pm) THE fourth instalment of the Ice Age series, here Scrat the sabre-toothed squirrel's pursuit of his beloved acorns accidentally sets off a tectonic chain reaction.
In North America, big animals including mastodons, camels, giant ground sloths and sabre-toothed cats all vanished, while their human hunters turned to a subsistence diet of roots, berries and smaller game.
To shed light on the predatory behaviour in the pouched Thylacosmilus atrox's mystery, Wroe's team of Australian and US scientists constructed and compared sophisticated computer models of Smilodon - iconic North American sabre-toothed 'tiger' - and Thylacosmilus atrox, as well as a living conical-toothed cat, the leopard.
The team from new BBC2 documentary series Ice Age Giants examined preserved remains of the creatures and compared them with surviving relatives of animals like the mammoth and sabre-toothed cat to make lifelike footage.
Ice Age 4: Continental Drift (Cert U, 84 mins) Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Animation/Family/Comedy/Action, also available to buy DVD PS19.99/The Mammoth Pack DVD Box Set PS29.99/Blu-ray PS24.99/3D Blu-ray PS29.99/The Mammoth Pack Blu-ray Box Set PS49.99 SCRAT the sabre-toothed squirrel's pursuit of his beloved acorns accidentally sets off a tectonic chain reaction.
He has distinctive tattoos on his legs - a black panther on his right leg and a sabre-toothed tiger on his left leg.
In Continental Drift, the latest chapter of the series, sabre-toothed squirrel Scrat sets off a tectonic reaction.