Throughout human history tales of massive creatures abound. Among the most persistent are those of giant ape-like creatures including the Yeti of the Himalayas and North America's elusive "Bigfoot." Despite the lore surrounding these mythological beings many scientists believe that a real-life Gigantopithecus ("giant ape") may have existed millions of years ago. In this fascinating program journey with modern scientists as they travel across the globe looking for evidence that points to the existence of this 10-foot-tall ancient primate. Using forensic testing 3-D animation and historic eyewitness accounts GIGANTO traces the remains of the oversized ape to Asia and attempts to connect fossil DNA to potential modern-day relatives. Could Gigantopithecus have inspired the well-known legend of King Kong and other creatures? Join HISTORY for an exploration of this and many other questions as it uncovers the truth behind this evolutionary mystery.