An alligator’s brain weighs only 8 or 9 grams, and it has the size of a walnut, but that don’t mean they are stupid. In fact, they’re much smarter than you’d think. In Everglades National Park in the United States, a 400-pound (181 kg) gator displays a clever way and uses a bait branch stick to catch egrets during breeding season.
The video is published by National Geographic channel. During the breeding season in the Everglades National Park, the female egrets gather branch sticks floating in the water in order to build a nest. An alligator observes this behavior and makes a sneaky plan: using a bait stick to catch them. The plan works.