Ancient species are those which have evolved billion years ago or earlier. While life on Earth was still on bacterial level, these species were already wandering through the cosmos; nowadays some are extinct while others remain.
In a more objective and less anthropocentric definition, ancient species might perhaps be defined as the product of the first and second generations of stars in our Universe (our sun is a third generation star). Some of these, however, may be even older than that.
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