Cicada Mania

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May 20, 2004

Cicada News for 5/20/2004

Filed under: Brood X | Magicicada | News | Periodical — Dan @ 6:03 pm

BBC.com Trillions of bugs to invade USA. (thx Roy).

Trillions of insects are set to invade the eastern US as they burst from the earth after 17 years underground.

Cicada Mania was interviewed for and featured in this New
York Times article
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PRINCETON, N.J., May 18 – The cicadas are back. Or, since they’ve never actually left – just dropped out of sight – they’re out again.

Cicada fun fact: when they die, they smell really bad — kind of like "land shrimp".

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