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

The risk of extinction is highest for Earth's largest and smallest animals

African wild dogs 'vote' by sneezing

Cassini bids 'spectacular' farewell from Saturn

This parasitic vine helps plants communicate

Busy bats crash into windows due to 'acoustic illusions'

NASA images of hurricanes from space

Watch an excavator gently rescue a deer

Adorable American pikas vanish from a swath of California

9 cool ideas for creating shade

Are hurricanes linked to global warming?

This is how baby elephants drink water (until they know better)

Obama's national monuments are a big deal