periodical cicadas

After 17 years underground, billions of cicadas are about to emerge all over the East Coast. Although they might be harmless, they'll outnumber humans 600 to 1. Louis Sorkin from the Museum of Natural History joins us to tell us what we need to know.
After 17 years underground, billions of cicadas are about to emerge all over the East Coast. Although they might be harmless, they'll outnumber humans 600 to 1. Louis Sorkin from the Museum of Natural History joins us to tell us what we need to know.
I watched my sons carefully to see if they were buying into mom's passionate ode to nature. The boys seemed to be warming up to the cicadas swarming around them when several flew up and landed on Connor. "Dad!" he yelled. "Get them off me!"
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