An International Scientific Conference on Hominology will be held in Tashtagol city, Kemerovo Oblast, Russian Federation from October 6 to October 9, 2011.Many local residents in Tashtagol regions believe that there are still many Yetis or Almas or Bigfoot exist and live around the regions of Tashtagol.
Once there was a case when the governor of Kemerovo region Aman Tuleev offered cash prize to whoever catches the Yeti.
Numerous new species of dinosaur is discovered by R.Barsbold. The following are the new discoveries and their names:
- Adasaurus (1983)
- Anserimimus (1988)
- Conchoraptor (1986)
- The family Enigmosauridae (1983) (now inactive)
- Enigmosaurus (with A. Perle, 1983)
- Gallimimus (with H. Osmólska and E.Roniewicz, 1972)
- Garudimimus and the family Garudimimidae (1981)
- Harpymimus and the family Harpymimidae (with A.Perle, 1984)
- Ingenia (1981)
- The family Ingeniidae (1986)
- The family Oviraptoridae (1976)
- The suborder Segnosauria (with A.Perle, 1980) but this name is now inactive and is included in Therizinosauria.