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Fast Biters (The Stone of Cold Fire)


A pack of three Sharpteeth (or Fast Biters, per the television series) appear in a flashback in The Land Before Time VII: The Stone of Cold Fire. They are the only Sharpteeth that appear in the film, making them them one of the only sharpteeth in the films to not attack the main characters.

History

The Sharpteeth appear in Grandpa Longneck's story about why Pterano left the herd. When Pterano leads a fraction of the herd he convinced to follow him, they reach a dead end and are attacked by the raptors who descend from the hills. The herd are surrounded, and some of the herd fights back; one headbutts and lifts one of the raptors into the air.

Pterano is the only one able to stay out of harm's reach due to his ability to fly. Although some of the herd continues to fight back, it is implied that they are all killed, as none of them are ever seen again.

Trivia

  • It is possible that all of the members of the pack are relatives to one another.
  • They are the first of many Deinonychus to appear in the franchise, though they bear a color scheme that has not been seen in any fast biters since and make different sounds; they are light gray with brown stripes, with a dark facial blotch and orange eyes. Later Deinonychus come in more pastel colors, lack any facial markings and are usually depicted with either red or yellow eyes and have different sounds.
  • Their color schemes are similar to Ozzy's.
  • They are remembered by some fans as the third most dangerous sharpteeth in the series after the Plated Sharptooth and the Sharptooth from the first film.
  • They are the first Fast Biters to have the inaccurate two-fingered hands.

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References


Sharpteeth in The Land Before Time, in order of appearance:
Characters
Sharptooth (character) | Chomper | Papa Sharptooth | Mama Sharptooth | Fast Biters (The Time of the Great Giving) | Ichy and Dil | Swimming Sharptooth (Journey Through the Mists) | Swimming Sharptooth (The Mysterious Island) | Sharptooth Flyer Family (The Mysterious Island) | Plated Sharptooth (The Mysterious Island) | Meanest Sharptooth | Fantasy Sharpteeth (Lone Dinosaur Song) | Browridge Sharptooth (The Secret of Saurus Rock) | Canyon Sharptooth | Fast Biters (The Stone of Cold Fire) | Sharptooth (The Big Freeze) | Sharptooth Swimmer (Journey to Big Water) | Belly Dragger (The Great Longneck Migration) | Sharptooth Pack (The Great Longneck Migration) | Fast Biters (Invasion of the Tinysauruses) | Sailback Sharptooth (The Great Day of the Flyers) | Hookthumb Sharpteeth (The Wisdom of Friends) | Red Claw | Screech and Thud | Fantasy Sharpteeth (Rhett's Story) | Fast Biters (The Lonely Journey) | Sharptooth Family (The Lonely Journey) | Belly Draggers (The Amazing Threehorn Girl) | Female Sailback Sharptooth | Sharptooth Mom | Featherhead Sharpteeth | Horned Sharptooth | Minor Sharpteeth |
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