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Cicada Invasion

Ain't No Party Like A Cicada Party!

Posted 08.26.2013 | Green

If you were prepping yourself for the cicada invasion of 2013, you might have been sorely disappointed (less so if you live in Staten Island). The ...

Where Are All The Cicadas???

Posted 06.07.2013 | Green

From Megan Gannon, LiveScience News Editor: Wild estimates were tossed around to describe how many sex-starved cicadas were expected to crawl out o...

Cicadas Invade Custard, Capitol

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 05.29.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Dairy Godmother's newest flavor combines two Summer 2013 standbys: frozen custard and cicadas. Introducing, Cicada Crunch. Okay,...

As Cicadas Invade, Entomologists Have a Field Day

Richard Schiffman | Posted 05.28.2013 | Green
Richard Schiffman

Entomologist Cole Gilbert finds them "amazing." And after listening to him discourse about the species over lunch late last month, I think I understand why. Cicadas (Magicicada septendecim) -- like many of the species Gilbert studies -- are just plain weird.

When The Cicadas Were Last Here In 1996...

Posted 05.25.2013 | Green

Yes, yes, the Brood II cicadas are emerging. They'll be loud, they'll be tasty and they'll be having a buzz-filled mating party for four to six weeks....