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news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/120207-oldest...

As possibly the first muticellular animals, ... the previous earliest known "metazoan"—animals with cells differentiated into tissues and organs—was another primitive sponge, dated to about ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Animal

Animals range in length from 8.5 millionths of a metre to 33.6 metres (110 ft) and have complex interactions with each other and their environments, forming intricate food webs. The category includes humans, but in colloquial use the term animal often refers only to non-human animals. The study of non-human animals is known as zoology.

www.quora.com/What-was-the-first-known-flying-animal

The earliest flying animals were insects. The earliest known insect from the fossil record is Rhyniognatha, around 400 million years old.The fossil is pretty fragmentary, but, to quote Wikipedia, "Engel & Grimaldi (2004) show that R. hirsti was relatively derived within early insects, sharing many characteristics with winged insects.

www.independent.com/.../30/first-known-photosynthetic-animal

It has been known for years to have a symbiotic relationship with its food, the alga Vaucheria litorea. It was known that when E. chlorotica eats algae it integrates parts of the algae cells into itself, chloroplasts that are necessary for photosynthesis. This then allows the slug to gain energy from sunlight, like the alga does.

www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/04/080410153648.htm

National Science Foundation. (2008, April 11). The First Animal On Earth Was Significantly More Complex Than Previously Believed. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 16, 2019 from www.sciencedaily.com ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Animal_rights

Animal rights is the idea in which some, or all, non-human animals are entitled to the possession of their own existence and that their most basic interests—such as the need to avoid suffering—should be afforded the same consideration as similar interests of human beings.. Its advocates oppose the assignment of moral value and fundamental protections on the basis of species membership ...

themysteriousworld.com/top-10-oldest-animal-species-on-earth

Evolution of animals merely depends upon environmental conditions of Earth. When digging down the history of Earth, we can see some animal species manage to thrive upon THE different geological time span of Earth, developed before million of years ago. Here the list of top 10 oldest animal species on Earth.

www.livescience.com/4880-shock-animal-earth-surprisingly...

Earth's first animal was the ocean-drifting comb jelly, not the simple sponge, according to a new find that has shocked scientists who didn't imagine the earliest critter could be so complex.

www.newser.com/story/221214/meet-earths-first-animal.html

Way before humans, sharks, or dinosaurs, the sea sponge was very likely the first animal on Earth. That's according to a PNAS study out of MIT concluding that a molecule in 640 million-year-old...

www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=111408

And the First Animal on Earth Was a ... Evolutionary history of the comb jelly reveals surprising clues about Earth’s first animal. ... The presence of the relatively complex comb jelly at the base of the tree of life suggests that the first animal was probably more complex than previously believed, says Dunn.