Paraguay, 1 million years B.C. A powerful Smilodon called Halftooth must survive on his own after being driven from his clan. South America is a bizarre world of giant sloths, car-sized armadillos and flightless birds the size of dinosaurs. Written by
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For forty million years, the plains of South America have been ruled by an awesome group of predators. The aptly named 'Terror Birds'.
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But recently all this has changed. A new breed of killer has arrived, one fierce enough to terrorize the Terror Birds. Smilodon, the famous saber tooth. The most powerful big cat of all time!