Russell McLendon

Russell McLendon
Russell is science editor for Mother Nature Network. He writes MNN's Translating Uncle Sam features, works on infographics and other special projects, and blogs for the Earth Matters channel.

Russell's most recent content

Watch a raccoon teach her cub to climb a tree

Rats dream about their future, study suggests

New firefly species discovered in California

6 things to know about Earth's 6th mass extinction

Watch a thunderstorm's life flash before your eyes

Pope Francis takes climate debate to a new level

Raccoon hops onto alligator's back in Florida

U.S. grants new protections for captive chimpanzees

Watch a mountain hare run through an avalanche

Wild animals fascinated by mirror left in jungle

Signs of blood cells found inside dinosaur fossils

U.S. Coast Guard saves sea turtles tangled in trash