Ice Age 2: The Meltdown begins were the last story ended but with a twist. The three companions, Diego the Tiger, Manny the Mammoth and Sid the Sloth are all in a glacial paradise. Sid is getting beat on by his “daycare” of children animals and Manny has to come to his rescue again. After saving Sid, Manny learns that one of the animals is preaching that the end of the world is at hand and there was going to be a massive flood that would destroy them all. At first Manny has his doubts until he notices that parts of the glacial wall are starting to break and leak. All the animals start heading to a big “boat” on the other side of the valley. While traveling to the boat, Manny, Diego and Sid come across a “family” of opossums. The family consists of two brothers, and a female mammoth named Ellie. The whole group decides to travel to the big boat together and it is one crazy thing after another. The thawing ice dumps two vicious creatures that live in the water. They try to eat the group but they get away. Just as they reach they boat, the water gives and Ellie gets trapped in a cave. Manny comes to the rescue as the waters rise faster and faster. He ends up saving Ellie and destroying the creatures. As the water continues to rise, it looks hopeless for the group. Will they survive?