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

3 new toad species found in Nevada — but one may already be in trouble

How to avoid a shark attack

Navy divers rescue elephant 9 miles offshore

11 amazing antics of ants

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

Vet reunites with turtle years after saving it

Young stag beetle finds his calling as an artist

Crikey! Hollywood Walk of Fame to add star for 'Crocodile Hunter' Steve Irwin

Can magnetic tugboats clean up space junk?

21 things you may not know about squirrels

Meet the cecropia moth, the largest moth in North America

Chimps return favors, even if it costs them