We've brought up De-Extinction before along with the possibility of bringing back a cloned Wooly Mammoth... The real question is not a matter of IF we can do it, but SHOULD we do it.
Check out this well put together video below by the scishow that summarizes De-Extinction today and the future of resurrecting extinct creatures:
We've all seen the movies and heard the hype: But is it really possible to bring back animals that have gone extinct? If so, how? And how soon? And can I have a mammoth to ride around in my backyard? Hank explains the latest research into resurrection biology, and ponders questions that include not only "Can we?" and "How do we?" but also: "Should we?"