Of course, ants and other animals do not make decisions in a “conscious” manner as humans would. Instead they rely on algorithms.
Imagine that you took your 4×4 truck off-roading and you returned home with the truck covered in mud.
May I add a further observation? If you don’t mind, ID is not an “apologetic tool,” as BioLogos puts it.
Their official topic was “Are Evolution and Christianity Compatible?” but the real question addressed by Meyer is whether evolution and science are compatible.