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The battle of the ants.

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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"?

A

The nature of animals is to be brutal and uncivilized.

B

Humans are violent creatures.

C

Both humans and animals experience the struggle to survive.

D

Both humans and animals have established hierarchies of power.

E

Animals are capable of expressing complex emotions, just like humans.