Texas-based firm Colossal Biosciences is already working on a way to bring back the long-extinct woolly mammoth.
Scientists have identified a mammoth that roamed a distance equivalent to circling the entire planet twice.
The woolly rhino may not have been wiped out by human hunting practices as was previously believed.
A population of woolly mammoths still roamed the Earth at the time the Egyptian pyramids were being built.
Japanese scientists have achieved a 'significant step' towards the de-extinction of the woolly mammoth.
The prehistoric remains of a mammoth and rhinoceros have been discovered near Cambridge, England.
Scientists in Russia remain optimistic that the woolly mammoth can be resurrected within a decade.
Peter Thiel has reportedly contributed $100,000 towards efforts to resurrect the woolly mammoth.
An analysis of mammoth DNA has revealed that the species had become wracked with genetic disease.
Scientists believe that an elephant-mammoth hybrid embryo could be created within as little as two years.
Russian and Korean scientists have made an important first step towards creating a live woolly mammoth.
The woolly mammoth is not the only prehistoric beast that modern science could bring back to life.
The impressive woolly mammoth bones were discovered quite unexpectedly by two local farmers.
Scientists have extracted the DNA of a well-preserved mammoth in a first step towards creating a clone.
A sheep that hasn't been shorn for six years has so much wool that it can hardly see where it's going.
Early humans may have relied on domesticated dogs to help them hunt down and kill woolly mammoths.
The preserved remains of a 39,000-year-old mammoth will be put on show as part of an ice age exhibition.
In 50 years zoos may have robotic tigers and cloned extinct species such as woolly mammoths.
Scientists have indicated that woolly mammoths could walk the Earth again by as early as 2016.
A new university study has suggested that mammoths died out due to dwindling grasslands rather than being hunted.