But then there's a archetype "behind" apes and monkeys, etc. Do you understand the concept of nested hierarchies?
Bird wings are whole forelimbs, bat wings are only hands.
I think you're misunderstanding the concept of falsifiability.
Now I'm more certain that you're misunderstanding the concept.
"Life exists" is an observation, not a proposition nor a hypothesis.
Do you realize that scientific hypotheses need to be mechanistic?