1. Fossil worm shows us our evolutionary beginnings  BBC News
  2. Primordial worm-like creature was forerunner to most animals - including us  Reuters
  3. Fossil hunters find evidence of 555m-year-old human relative  The Guardian
  4. Ancestor of all animals identified in Australian fossils  HeritageDaily
  5. This 550m-year-old jelly bean-like creature is ancestor to all humans  SlashGear
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A tiny, 555-million-year-old seafloor creature reveals why our bodies are organised the way they are.A tiny, 555-million-year-old seafloor creature reveals why our bodies are organised the way they are.

Fossil worm shows us our evolutionary beginnings - BBC News

The creature, called Ikaria wariootia, lived around 555 million years ago and was found in Australia. The largest of the species being about the same size as a grain of rice.The creature, called Ikaria wariootia, lived around 555 million years ago and was found in Australia. The largest of the species being about the same size as a grain of rice.

Creature that lived more than 555 million years ago is the 'oldest ancestor of all living creatures' | Daily Mail Online

A team led by UC Riverside geologists has discovered the first ancestor on the family tree that contains most familiar animals today, including humans.

Ancestor of all animals identified in Australian fossils

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The fossilized remains of the oldest known ancestor of almost every animal have been discovered. The creature, named Ikaria wariootia, is a wormlike animal about the size of a grain of rice, and it's the earliest example of the bilaterian body shape.Researchers have discovered the fossilized remains of the oldest known ancestor of almost every animal in existence today. The creature, named Ikaria wariootia, is a wormlike animal about the size of a grain of rice, and it appears to be the earliest example of the bilaterian body shape that’s common to the overwhelming majority of animals ever since.

Oldest ancestor of almost all animals found in Australian fossils

The earliest known ancestor of most familiar forms of animal life living on the planet today appears to have been identified in outback Australia, revealing a strange, worm-like organism that deserves our respect and gratitude.The earliest known ancestor of most familiar forms of animal life living on the planet today appears to have been identified in outback Australia, revealing a strange, worm-like organism that deserves our respect and gratitude.

Earliest Ancestor of Many Modern Animals May Have Been Found in Australia

About the size and shape of a grain of rice, it may not look terribly impressive when set alongside the wildlife seen on earth today.Some 555 million years ago, though, a newly discovered worm-likeAbout the size and shape of a grain of rice, it may not look terribly impressive when set alongside the wildlife seen on earth today.Some 555 million years ago, though, a newly discovered worm-like

A new bit of research published by the National Academy of Sciences showed evidence of one of the first creatures on this planet with a mouth and a butt. MoreA new bit of research published by the National Academy of Sciences showed evidence of one of the first creatures on this planet with a mouth and a butt. More specifically, this fossil called Ikari…

This 550m-year-old jelly bean-like creature is ancestor to all humans - SlashGear

The animal, called Ikaria wariootia, was said to have lived over 555 million years ago and is reportedly believed to be the first known example of a bilaterian, an...The animal, called Ikaria wariootia, was said to have lived over 555 million years ago and is reportedly believed to be the first known example of a bilaterian, an...

Scientists Discover First Ancestor of Almost All Living Creatures, Including Humans - Sputnik International

A wormlike creature that lived more than 555 million years ago is the earliest bilaterian. A team led by UC Riverside geologists has discovered the first ancestor on the family tree that contains most familiar animals today, including humans. The tiny, wormlike creature, named Ikaria wariootia

Ancestor of All Animals – Including Humans – Identified in Australian Fossils

Ancestor of All Animals – Including Humans – Identified in Australian Fossils

Evidence of a worm-like creature about the size of a grain of rice has been uncovered in South Australia, and researchers believe it is the oldest ancestor on the family tree that includes humans and most animals.Evidence of a worm-like creature about the size of a grain of rice has been uncovered in South Australia, and researchers believe it is the oldest ancestor on the family tree that includes humans and most animals.

This worm-like creature is the first ancestor on the human and animal family tree

Some 555 million years ago, this worm-like animal with a mouth and butt tunneled through the seafloor, originating the body plan that gave rise to humans and most other animals.Some 555 million years ago, this worm-like animal with a mouth and butt tunneled through the seafloor, originating the body plan that gave rise to humans and most other animals.

Nearly All Animal Life Evolved From This Gross Worm Creature, Including Us - VICE

It’s a squirmy family reunion.It’s a squirmy family reunion.

555-million-year-old fossil may reveal human’s earliest relatives

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Ancestor of 'all living creatures' dug up in Australia | Metro News

Geologists in Australia have found mankind’s earliest ancestor – a worm-like creature that lived more than 555 million years ago, according to a report.Geologists in Australia have found evidence of mankind’s earliest ancestor – a 555 million-year-old worm-like creature smaller than a grain of rice. Scientists on Monday said the prehistoric tiny

Scientists find mankind's earliest ancestor in Australia

The Ikaria wariootia lived 555 million years ago and was the size of a grain of rice. The Ikaria wariootia lived 555 million years ago and was the size of a grain of rice. 

‘Ancestor of all humans and animals’ found in Australia

It appears to be the earliest-known member of the vast animal group called bilaterians.It appears to be the earliest-known member of the vast animal group called bilaterians.

WASHINGTON: A worm-like creature smaller than a grain of rice that burrowed on the seafloor in search of meals like dead organic matter about 555 million years ago may be the evolutionary forerunner of most animals living today - including people.WASHINGTON: A worm-like creature smaller than a grain of rice that burrowed on the seafloor in search of meals like dead organic matter about 555 million years ago may be the evolutionary forerunner of most animals living today - including people.

Meet our forefather - a primordial worm-like creature | New Straits Times | Malaysia General Business Sports and Lifestyle News