Search online auctions and marketplaces like eBay or Aliexpress and you’ll find many cicada products, but mostly fishing lures, jade carvings, jewelry, and cicada specimens from Southeast Asia. That’s fine, but what if you want something different, rare, or unusual?
I’ve been looking for unusual cicada merch all week long. Here’s what I found:
A giant animatronic cicada
Wow! When I win the lottery, I’m getting this. A massive robotic cicada.
Visit the website where it is sold: Adventure Park Display Big Bugs Cicadidae Animatronic Insects Animal Insect Statue Customize.
Another giant animatronic cicada
Amazing! Another giant cicada for my robot cicada army.
Visit the website where it is sold: Insect Museum Specimen Animal Model Simulation Cicada.
And another giant animatronic cicada
Wonderful! More robotic cicadas for my… cicada air force.
Visit the website where it is sold: Blue Lizard Amusement Park Decoration Artificial Animatronic Insects Cicada Model.
An electronic cicada kit
You assemble the parts and you have something that looks like a cicada but is also a work of art and an electronic kit project.
Visit the website where it is sold: Wholesale Educational Toys For Kids Adults Handmade Chirping Insects Light Up Toys Handmade Diy Kit Electronic Cicada.
A golden cicada that replaces a key on your keyboard
This item might be the most unsual. I never imagined replacing a keyboard key with a custom key.
Visit the website where it is sold: ZOMO PLUS Fantastic Beasts Series – Golden Cicada Translucent Aluminum Artisan Keycap Mechanical Keyboard Keycap.