Get that camera phone ready for something gross and (maybe) delicious.
The first cicadas — and their empty, crunchy shells — have officially arrived in the DC metro area and Northern Vriginia for the 2013 season.
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Some areas to the north and east have yet to exerpience the “Cicadapocalypse," but residents have reported seeing several in this area.
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Known as the East Coast II brood, these cicadas and several other states up through Connecticut. The result? A 7 kHz buzz could fill the region as the cicadas try to attract mates.
If they behave typically, the cicadas will be around for four to six weeks. According to the Nature Conservancy, birds and other wildlife will have an ample source of food this year. In addition, the pruning of some trees that these insects do is actually good for local forests.
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