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CICADAPOCOLYPSE: Billions of Cicadas to Invade Tri-State Area This Spring

Posted By Yuka Yoneda On April 11, 2013 @ 5:25 pm In carousel showcase,New York City,News | No Comments

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The weather may be warming up, but East Coasters won’t want to put away their earmuffs just yet. According to entomologists, billions of cicadas [1] that have been underground for 17 years will be emerging from their burrows and noisily swarming the eastern seaboard [1] from North Carolina to Connecticut. The so-called “Cicadapocolypse” [1] could even be as loud as the sound of a New York City train, but otherwise isn’t expected to be much more than a nuisance.


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