seems like madam (AKA birdy) was really right.
Scrat IS a squirrel.
only, it's a fictional species the animators came up with called a "saber-tooth squirrel".
i can't wait to watch Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs.
now i'm juz waiting for gugu (AKA Moo Moo) to watch the previous 2 movies so that she'll know the background story.