Cicadas

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Millions of cicadas will soon crawl out of the soil in southwestern Pennsylvania. This brood -- Brood VIII -- emerges every 17 years for about six weeks.

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With their bulging red eyes and deafening mating song, the 17-year cicadas are about to emerge.

The insects have been waiting underground for nearly two decades, and millions are about to make their debut around western Pennsylvania, parts of eastern Ohio and a small swath of West Virginia.

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The cicadas are back after 17 years underground, and cicada mania is in full swing.

After 17 Years, Cicadas Are Ready To Bust Out In Pennsylvania

May 19, 2016
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They’re almost here. Actually, the insects are already here.