How Big is an Alligator’s Brain?

An alligator’s brain is about as big as your thumb.

But keep in mind that, in relation to body size it’s one of the larger reptilian brains on Earth.

Still, a bigger brain doesn’t necessarily make an animal smarter than one with a smaller brain.

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Karen Hill is a freelance writer, editor, and columnist. Born in New York, her work has appeared in the Examiner, Yahoo News, Buzzfeed, among others.

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