Which animal is the bravest is Animal Farm?

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I would say this is a toss up between Snowball and Boxer, but in the end I would have to come down on the side of Boxer. Boxer shows his courage as a fighter in the Battle of the Cowshed, frightening away Farmer Jones' men:

But the most terrifying spectacle of all was Boxer, rearing up on his hind legs and striking out with his great iron-shod hoofs like a stallion.

After the battle, he is awarded, as is Snowball, "Animal Hero, First Class."

Boxer also shows enormous courage as he faces the dauntingly hard work of building the windmill, becoming an inspiration to all...

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