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17 Pictures of 17 Year Cicada

Holes in the ground where cicadas emerged
The young cicada starts climbing up a tree
The shell hardens as the cicada grows
Eventually the exoskeleton splits
The cicada starts to molt - shed its old skin
A bigger cicada emerging from its old shell
A bigger cicada emerging from its old shell
Cicada exoskeletons fall to the ground
Adult male cicadas start singing to attract mates
Cicada
A pair of cicadas mating
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Cicada on a finger