Dab and his flock of Dodos tried to steal the watermelon, that Manfred had picked out for the baby to eat. After spotting Manfred and the others, he shouted out, "Intruders!", and ordered his flock to attack in a fight to get the melon back, but he fell into a smouldering pit.
Although believed to be burnt to death, it is implied jokingly in the Ice Age 2-disc "Super Cool Edition" DVD that it was all an act and that he is still alive. He was voiced by Alan Tudyk.