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05/17/2013 02:31 pm ET Updated May 17, 2013

D.C. Cicada Invasion: More And More Insects Spotted Around The DMV

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On Monday we made first contact. Now we've made second contact.

Since we first heard seventeen year cicadas were spotted in Northern Virginia, we experienced a few days of unseasonably cool weather, which may have held many of the cicadas back -- they wait until the soil 8 inches below the ground reaches a temperature of 64 degrees.

But fear not! With highs in the 80s the past few days, the ground has surely warmed and we've begun to see more and more of the two-inch critters.

While we are still waiting until we cannot drive our cars or walk our dogs without causing mass-bug-murder, some are licking their lips and preparing to chow down on those low-calorie, gluten-free cicadas invading our yards and parks.

We've pulled a few more of the best Twitter reactions and pictures of cicadas around the area:

It is inevitable: People deep fry EVERYTHING: Don't worry, cicadas do not feed on tires: Oh god, oh man, oh god! They're everywhere! It's always good to hear from both sides of the story: Giving literal meaning to "I'm kinda buzzed and it's all because..."

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