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17-Year Cicada Illinois Brood XIII

17-Year Cicada Illinois Brood XIII (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Imagines of Magicicada septendecim, 17-year-pe...

Imagines of Magicicada septendecim, 17-year-periodical cicada, 17-Jahr-Zikade, Danville, Illinois, USA, Ausschnitt (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

From CBS New York: Cicadas set to invade the tri-state area for month long stay on April 3, 2013.  A 17 year cycle is culminating this year, with scientists expecting up to a billion cicadas per square mile.  That’s a lot of cicadas.  I have to admit, my first thought upon reading this was about insects just now hearing about the occupy wall street movement, but I dismissed it after reading an article an About.com, read it here.

 

Read the story below:

http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2013/04/03/cicadas-to-invade-tri-state-area-for-month-long-stay/

17-Year Cicada Illinois Brood XIII

17-Year Cicada Illinois Brood XIII (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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