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Cicada - Brood II



Adult cicada - Brood II


Nymph lives in the ground for 17 years. Then, emerges, sheds its skin, mates, and dies.


This is the only live cicada anyone has seen in my neighborhood. We believe the birds are eating them cicada nymphs as soon as they emerge from the ground.

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Just Dance
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Just Dance

Alexandria, Virginia, USA

Spotted on May 21, 2013
Submitted on Jun 16, 2013

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