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

Why wild giraffes are suffering a 'silent extinction'

Like bees of the sea, plankton pollinate plants

7 interesting facts about Lucy the ancient ape

Ants communicate, 'cast ballots' with a kiss

Why coyotes and badgers hunt together

NASA photos show Dead Sea dying

Free bird: Thanksgiving turkey pardons

Obama's national monuments are a big deal

3 reasons why you shouldn't lose hope

What you need to know about Zika virus

Mysterious 'ping' reported in Arctic Ocean

This world map is weird — and weirdly accurate