Of course, ants and other animals do not make decisions in a “conscious” manner as humans would. Instead they rely on algorithms.
The “animals’ pharmacy” mainly aims at treating parasites and wounds using plants and insects.
University of Kyoto scientists found that they can indeed remember, provided they live in the same household.
Even compared to each other, the genomes of three cephalopods studied had been broken up and extensively reorganized.
Ants, fruit flies, and even plants can also calculate but it does not follow that they are conscious of what they are doing.