Likewise, there may actually be a primitive level of intelligence in the particle/wave entity involved. It would naturally be REACTIVE in nature. Stop and wait is what the squirrel will do. I have seen less reaction in insects, such as bees and ants. The squirrel has an advantage over the insect; more brain power.
Take that to the bank of natural behaviors in the wild.
The virtue of a highly evolved being embraces all people and things and dispels the darkness which isolates them.
Hua Hu Ching-primary lesson.