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Swimming Sharptooth (The Land Before Time)
Metriorhynchus cel
Info
Gender

Unknown

Status

Alive

Color

Green with patches of black and tan

Eye color

Black

Species

Pike[1]

Voice actor

Unknown

First appearance

The Land Before Time

Last appearance

The Land Before Time

A Swimming Sharptooth briefly appears in The Land Before Time. It a "giant prehistoric pike",[1] one of the species known as a Swimming Sharptooth in the franchise.

In The Land Before Time

During the opening of The Land Before Time, this Swimming Sharptooth is seen sleeping behind a rocky pillar. However, when a salamander swims in front of its face, it wakes up an attempts to eat the little amphibian. Fortunately for the salamander, it misses and quickly swims off.

Trivia

  • Though the swimming sharptooth is intended to be a pike, its head resembles that of a crocodilian moreso than a pike.

Gallery

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Land Before Time May 11, 1987 script excerpt:
    "He (the salamander) is ambushed and nearly eaten, himself, by a giant prehistoric pike."
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