Ten thousand, years ago humans shared the planet with mammoths, giant creatures that roamed the Northern Hemisphere through Asia, Europe and North America. In the heart of Siberia, they numbered in the hundreds of thousands before becoming extinct for reasons that are still unknown. Today, scientists believe that they have the tools to bring one of these incredible creatures back to life. Mammoth: Back from the Dead follows a team of international scientists as they race to revive a long-extinct species in one of the most expensive, ambitious and audacious scientific undertakings ever. Follow this team on a quest to achieve one of the most audacious undertakings ever: to excavate frozen mammoth tissue in order to clone it. Mammoth: Back From the Dead follows the expedition team abseil down ice cliffs, search unstable caves and go to work trying to harvest DNA as they strive to clone a living, breathing mammoth. Working with the Russian government, they have been given unprecedented access to conduct their search for deep-frozen tissue in some of the biggest mammoth graveyards on the planet. But with only three weeks to conduct their search, the race is on.