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

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

How cats took over the world

Bird embarrasses alligator on golf course

How hurricanes are named (and why)

American cities, states and citizens rally against climate cowardice

Why quitting the Paris climate deal is a bad idea

A 'supermutt' reveals his secret identity

7 new telescopes that will change the way we see space

Monkey mobsters rob tourists to barter for food

Wild crows seem to obey 'do not enter' signs