In the remote Russian Arctic, an aging scientist and his son are trying to recreate the Ice Age. They call their experiment Pleistocene Park – a perfect home for woolly mammoths, resurrected by modern genetics. But the mammoths are only a means to a bigger end: defusing a carbon timebomb frozen in the permafrost to slow the effects of global warming.
Film by Grant Slater
Based on “Pleistocene Park” by Ross Andersen of The Atlantic
Original Score by Kyle Scott Wilson
Animation by Casey Drogin
Chersky Drone Photography by Luke Griswold-Tergis
African Savannah Photography by Brian Dawson
With Support From Mountainfilm
Help the Zimovs expand Pleistocene Park with a new herd of yaks and bison:
Sergey Zimov’s Pleistocene Park Manifesto
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