Return of the 17-Year Cicada

If you are lucky enough to travel throughout Appalachia this Spring, then you get to witness the 17-Year Cicada event. Many towns and cities across the Southeastern United States of America celebrate the arrival of the cicada with festivals. Interesting fun facts about the Cicada may be found here. Did you know that cicadas are edible?

Cicada Song

17 Years Underground

Cicada Emergence

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