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Old August 6th, 2005, 12:39 AM   #1 (permalink)
 
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I just got home and I found this little guy waiting for me on my porch but I have no idea what it is, its about 3 inches long. Ive never seen anything like this, anyone know what it is?





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Old August 6th, 2005, 12:39 AM   #2 (permalink)
 
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Cicada.
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are they rare or something becuase I have never ever seen one.
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Old August 6th, 2005, 12:43 AM   #4 (permalink)
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know that buzzing sound you hear on a hot summer night?

thats a cicada. also, you might see their exoskeletons stuck to things.

mabye theyre not abundant in michigan, but theyre all around in NY.
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Old August 6th, 2005, 12:43 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Is that the thing that lives in the ground for 3 years then comes up?
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Old August 6th, 2005, 12:45 AM   #6 (permalink)
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their everywhere in Illinois but you have such a hard time seeing them.
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I just looked them up, they come up every 17 years. Now I remember hearing about them on the news.
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Old August 6th, 2005, 01:04 AM   #9 (permalink)
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never seen one....surprised me when i clicked on the pic and zoomed in though!
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I just looked them up, they come up every 17 years. Now I remember hearing about them on the news.
There are some breeds that come up 3-5 year spans, but 17 is the norm
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Yeah,in Illinois we have alot.
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Old August 6th, 2005, 01:42 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Wasn't there suppose to be a big epidemic recently but it never happened?
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Old August 6th, 2005, 09:15 AM   #15 (permalink)
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ya back were i used to live we had cicadas all the time they leave their exoskelltens out and their the most annoying thing ever because of the chirping and really hard to find too.
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