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** A young aardvark is seen blowing bubbles in a pool of meltwater, by breathing out through its elongated snout and in through the mouth at its base. Real aardvarks have tiny mouths, and they're located at the tips of their snouts, not underneath them. Keeping the end of its snout continuously submerged should've drowned it. Also, Scrat the proto-squirrel has huge saber-like canine teeth. Being rodents, squirrels -- even prehistoric ones -- don't have canines at all. The authors have said in an interview that it was PlayedForLaughs. Later crosses into AccidentallyCorrectWriting since [[http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2011/11/03/141997834/scientists-unveil-fossil-of-saber-toothed-squirrel-that-lived-among-dinos a prehistoric mammal discovered in 2011 was indeed squirrel-like]], [[ScienceMarchesOn and did indeed have fangs]]. It was not a rodent though, and lived in the ''Mesozoic'', not in the Cenozoic, much less the last ice age.

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** A young aardvark is seen blowing bubbles in a pool of meltwater, by breathing out through its elongated snout and in through the mouth at its base. Real aardvarks have tiny mouths, and they're located at the tips of their snouts, not underneath them. Keeping the end of its snout continuously submerged should've drowned it. Also,
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Scrat the proto-squirrel has huge saber-like canine teeth. Being rodents, squirrels -- even prehistoric ones -- don't have canines at all. The authors have said in an interview that it was PlayedForLaughs. Later crosses into AccidentallyCorrectWriting since [[http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2011/11/03/141997834/scientists-unveil-fossil-of-saber-toothed-squirrel-that-lived-among-dinos a prehistoric mammal discovered in 2011 was indeed squirrel-like]], [[ScienceMarchesOn and did indeed have fangs]]. It was not a rodent though, and lived in the ''Mesozoic'', not in the Cenozoic, much less the last ice age.


* IWillShowYouX: "I'll show you [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar something that floats]]!"

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* IWillShowYouX: "I'll show you [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar [[ToiletHumor something that floats]]!"


* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Implied to be literal after Fast Tony's line about bark being able to float, and someone tells him, "[[IWillShowYouX I'll show you something that floats!]]"
** Not to mention the dung beetles ''literally'' getting crap past the radar.
** Manny is quite frankly suggesting he and Ellie have sex since it's their "responsibility" to save their species. He tries and fails horribly to express that he meant "at some point in the future", but the damage is done. She bluntly informs him that he won't be "saving the species ''tonight'' or any ''other'' night."
** Eddie stating that they might have to repopulate the earth, Crash states how that would be impossible because everyone was either a dude or their sister.


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* ParentalBonus: Manny is quite frankly suggesting he and Ellie have sex since it's their "responsibility" to save their species. He tries and fails horribly to express that he meant "at some point in the future", but the damage is done. She bluntly informs him that he won't be "saving the species ''tonight'' or any ''other'' night."

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** The UK version has [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=THxo3tfHfsk Real Love]] by Lee Ryan (who also provided the voice of Eddie for the Italian dub of the movie).


* SeaMonster: Cretaceous and Maelstrom, aquatic Mesozoic reptiles[[note]] Maelstrom is stated to be a pliosaur, but more closely resembles a mosasaur, while Cretaceous is stated to be an ichthyosaur, but more closely resembles a metriorhynchid[[/note]] freed from the ice by the thaw.
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** Manny's daze after narrowly missing a full blast from a geyser evokes ''Saving Private Ryan''.

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* SeaMonster: Cretaceous and Maelstrom, aquatic Mesozoic reptiles[[note]] Maelstrom is stated to be a pliosaur, but more closely resembles a mosasaur, while Cretaceous is stated to be an ichthyosaur, but more closely resembles a metriorhynchid[[/note]] thalattosuchian[[/note]] freed from the ice by the thaw.
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ShoutOut: Manny's daze after narrowly missing a full blast from a geyser evokes ''Saving Private Ryan''.

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* TongueOnTheFlagpole: It happens to Scrat, as he scales up an overhang of a glacier.


* FalseReassurance: The mysterious Lone Gunslinger vulture confirms that the upcoming flood is true and in order to escape it, they all must travel to the huge boat at te end of the valley, all in less than three days. He ends his warning with...

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* FalseReassurance: The mysterious Lone Gunslinger vulture confirms that the upcoming flood is true and in order to escape it, they all must travel to the huge boat at te the end of the valley, all in less than three days. He ends his warning with...


-->'''Crowd:''' "[=GASP=]"!

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-->'''Crowd:''' "[=GASP=]"!*gasp!*


* FalseReassurance: The mysterious Lone Gunslinger vulture confirms that the upcoming flood is true and they all must travel to the boat on the other end of the valley in less than three days. He ends his warning with...

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* FalseReassurance: The mysterious Lone Gunslinger vulture confirms that the upcoming flood is true and in order to escape it, they all must travel to the huge boat on the other at te end of the valley valley, all in less than three days. He ends his warning with...



-->'''Lone Gunslinger:''' I didn't say it was good news for ''you''.
-->'''Sid:''' [[SarcasmMode Boy he must've been a real pleasure.]]

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-->'''Lone Gunslinger:''' I didn't say it was good news for ''you''.
''you''.''(flies off)''
-->'''Sid:''' [[SarcasmMode Boy Boy, he must've been a real pleasure.pleasure to have in class.]]


* FalseReassurance: The Lone Gunslinger does this to manipulate the animals of the herd so he can eat them.
-->'''The Lone Gunslinger:''' Please make sure your children are on board. All unattended children will be eaten.

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* FalseReassurance: The mysterious Lone Gunslinger does this to manipulate vulture confirms that the animals upcoming flood is true and they all must travel to the boat on the other end of the herd so he can eat them.
-->'''The Lone
valley in less than three days. He ends his warning with...
-->'''Lone
Gunslinger:''' Please make sure your children are on board. All unattended children will be eaten.There is some good news, though. The more you die the better I eat.
-->'''Crowd:''' "[=GASP=]"!
-->'''Lone Gunslinger:''' I didn't say it was good news for ''you''.
-->'''Sid:''' [[SarcasmMode Boy he must've been a real pleasure.]]


* AppeaseTheVolcanoGod: The sloths try to sacrifice Sid for this purpose...even though they understand the science behind volcanic eruptions perfectly.

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* AppeaseTheVolcanoGod: The sloths mini-sloths try to sacrifice Sid for this purpose...purpose... even though they understand the science behind volcanic eruptions perfectly.



-->'''Sloth:''' We have one - sacrifice the fire king.

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-->'''Sloth:''' -->'''Mini-Sloth Leader:''' We have one - sacrifice the fire king.Fire King.



-->'''Sloth:''' Worth a shot.

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-->'''Sloth:''' -->'''Mini-Sloth Leader:''' Worth a shot.


* IgnoredEpiphany: A humorous example. Upon discovering his assistant Stu, was killed, leaving only his shell behind, Fast Tony is grief stricken...before promptly offering to sell the empty shell for "everyone to buy their a new nice mobile home!"

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* IgnoredEpiphany: A humorous example. Upon discovering his assistant Stu, Stu was killed, leaving only his shell behind, Fast Tony is grief stricken...stricken... before promptly offering to sell the empty shell for "everyone to buy their a new nice mobile home!"


* MoodWhiplash: The mini-sloths scene, as they go from seemingly worshipping Sid to tying him up and planning to [[OhCrap sacrifice him]].

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* MoodWhiplash: Manny launches Crash through the air. Cut to him singing in mid-air, then he suddenly smashes into a tree, knocking himself out. Cut an OhCrap from Manny and Eddie.
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The mini-sloths scene, as they go from seemingly worshipping Sid to tying him up and planning to [[OhCrap sacrifice him]].


* AffablyEvil: The Lone Gunslinger

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* AffablyEvil: The Lone GunslingerGunslinger, the vulture that tells the animals about the flood.


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* ChekhovsSkill: Sid's ability to light a campfire could be seen as one, considering that it's what leads the mini-sloths to kidnap him.

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* InflatingBodyGag: In the opening scene, Scrat inflates like a water balloon when he's climbing an ice wall and he tries to plug a leak with his face.

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