Monday, July 8, 2013

The Cyclic Seventeen Year Cicada Invasion: Well? It's Time, Where Are They?

The hype was here, but the song wasn't.
Click image for full story by Rebecca Forand of the South Jersey Times 

For Instance, South Jersey residents spent the months of May and June anxiously waiting to hear the tell-tale buzzing of a breed of cicadas that were supposed to re-emerge after 17 years underground.
Cicadas are large black insects with red eyes and they were expected to swarm from the ground across the East Coast this year, but as they began to appear in some areas, this region remained without the loud, buzzing sound that is evidence of their arrival.

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