ENVIRONMENT
05/25/2013 10:40 am ET

2013 Cicadas' Parents Had An Eventful Year In 1996 (PHOTOS)

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.

But are they going to be prepared for a changed world since their parents were above-ground 17 years ago? The Macarena was hip in 1996. Pokémon was still a thing. Seinfeld was still on.

In any case, HuffPost Green wanted to host a little bit of a throwback for the cicadas to let them know that we too still remember Tickle Me Elmo and the Spice Girls.

Brood II, this one's for you.

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