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The answer to the question as stated is, certainly: No. Neither on a conscious level, nor at the level of instinct does an animal have the goal of keeping the ecological balance of its environment intact. Quite the opposite: it is constantly trying to overturn that balance, attempting to change the system and bring it to a new situation, one in which it (the ...


There is a purely philosophical issue behind your question. What does trying mean? Does trying doing A means that an individual is aware of how to achieve A and will behave so to achieve it? The likely correct answer (it really depends on you definition) is "No" (with some eventual exception among those that have high cognitive abilities such as humans). ...

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