So this article has been floating around the internet lately.
Basically scientist have found the oldest fossil of what is now thought to be the oldest animal life ever.
The article also states that that this fossil that depicts the earliest ancestor of all animals lived 100 million years before predicted.
....and this fits into the blog because this great-great-as-far-as-you-can-go-back grandfather of human kind possesses no appendages.
What was the first appendage? That will be my next post.
Link to the article can be found here.