Gallery: Bummer Alert: Cicadapocalypse Cancelled for NYC

We’ve got some pretty disappointing news today for New Yorkers who were expecting to see a swarm of cicadas overtake the city – they’re probably not coming. Apparently, the noisy bugs RSVPed to the party but aside from making an appearance in Staten Island, scientists say they won’t be showing up in other areas of NYC. It seems we’ve only got ourselves to blame though as researchers think that overuse of land and lack of trees are to blame for the insects’ no-show.

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