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In the chapter, "Brute Neighbors," what point is Thoreau making when he refers to the battle between the black and red ants as, "an Austerlitz or Dresden"?
The nature of animals is to be brutal and uncivilized.
Humans are violent creatures.
Both humans and animals experience the struggle to survive.
Both humans and animals have established hierarchies of power.
Animals are capable of expressing complex emotions, just like humans.