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June 12, 2011

Laughing Cicada found in the Philippines

Filed under: Philippines — by @ 10:41 am

This week there were many news reports that a California Academy of Sciences led expedition (The 2011 Philippine Biodiversity Expedition) of the Philippines discovered a new species of cicada with a call that sounds like laughter. I’d like to see and hear it.

Here’s an article about the expedition, the Laughing Cicada and other new discoveries.