Billions of cicadas to emerge in 15 U.S. states 1

Billions of cicadas to emerge in 15 U.S. states


Billions of cicadas have started emerging in some parts of the U.S.

The Brood X periodical cicadas have spent the last 17 years slowly developing underground until they are fully grown and ready to mate.

"I mean, there's nothing else like this on the entire planet Earth, even in the entire universe," said Michael Raupp, a cicada enthusiast and professor emeritus of entomology at the University of Maryland.

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  1. They should lock everyone up in their homes, like we do it in Canada – this is our answer to all our problems here.

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