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The original five 'Prehistoric Pals', composed of Littlefoot, Cera, Ducky, Petrie, and Spike, shown at the end of the original film from 1988.

The Prehistoric Pals (as referred to on the DVD boxes) consists of the main characters of The Land Before Time franchise.
The Gang of Seven

The main seven 'Prehistoric Pals', composed of Littlefoot, Cera, Ducky, Petrie, Spike, Chomper, and Ruby, shown at the end of the fourteenth film from 2016.


Introduced in The Land Before Time

Introduced in the sequels

Directed by Roy Allen Smith

Directed/Produced by Charles Grosvenor

Introduced in the television series

Introduced in literary media


  • The Prehistoric Pals are referred to as the "Gang of Five" by many fans.
    • Alternately, they can now be referred to as the "Gang of Seven", referring to the addition of Chomper, who debuted in The Great Valley Adventure and has appeared in multiple series installments since, and Ruby, who debuted in the television series and appears in Journey of the Brave.

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