The Ice Age trilogy’s most popular character has a new short film to call his own. Scrat, the saber-toothed rat-like squirrel, is grabbing the spotlight this time in Scrat’s Continental Crack-Up, a short film from the creators of the upcoming Ice Age: Continental Drift.
Directed by Steve Martino and Michael Thurmeier, the animated short from Blue Sky Studios showcases Scrat’s ongoing obsession with acorns and uses it to explain how Earth ended up with six continents rather than one. Hit the jump to check out the short film. Ice Age: Continental Drift is set to hit theaters on July 13, 2012.