Cicadas aren’t gross, you’re gross

Cicadas aren't gross, you're gross

UPDATE: April 27, 2021: In the spring of 2021, Brood X of the cicadas will gloriously emerge from the ground (last year was Brood IX) in parts of the Midwest, Southeast, and the mid-Atlantic. Brood X is shown in yellow on this map. They are a native species who don’t threaten humans, and as detailed below, aren’t “invading.” 

They’ll emerge from the earth when the soil temperature is just right, at around 64 degrees Fahrenheit. 


The sound of millions of cicadas is so deafening that George Hamilton, an entomologist, has even heard them over the rock and roll music blasting from his car speakers.  Read more…

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