The Sub-Zero Heroes are the main characters in the Ice Age film series, the herd originally consisted of Manny the woolly mammoth, Sid the ground-sloth and Diego the saber-toothed cat. The name Sub-Zero Heroes was used on promotional posters for the first film and was used again for the sequels, it should be noted that it also mentions Scrat, although he is not fully a member of the pack.

Ice Age

In the first movie, Sid the sloth is left by his family when all animals are migrating and eventually meets Manny, a woolly mammoth, who saves him from a couple of brontotherium who wanted to kill him for ruining their salad. At the same time, Soto, the leader of a pack of smilodon, tells Diego to fetch a human baby from the humans who killed half of their pack, so that the saber leader could have his revenge. When the sabers' attack fail, Diego is sent to look for him and he sees that Manny and Sid had found the baby, Diego tried to convince them that he could take the baby to his family, offering they declined, but agreed to go the three of them to return the baby, Diego being the tracker so that they wouldn't get lost in the blizzards of the ice age.

Ice Age: The Meltdown

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In the second movie, Manny, Sid and Diego meet two possums called Crash and Eddie, and a female mammoth called Ellie, who thinks she a possum. By the end of the film she finally accepts that she's a mammoth.

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs


In the third film, they meet Buck, a crazed weasel with a mammal chauvinism that hunts dinosaurs and he lost his eye to a dino called Rudy. Ellie and Manny have a daughter called Peaches by the end of the film, and Scrat also meets a female saber-tooth squirrel called Scratte, who falls in love with at first sight. This film introduces several dinosaur main characters including, Rudy, Momma, Egbert, Yoko, Shelly and Roger.

Ice Age 4

In this film Scratte has two children, who are introduced as Sub-Zero Heroes