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Fungus is turning cicadas into sex-crazed zombies : NPR

Cicadas from brood XIX are seen on a tree in Angelville, Ga., in May. Elijah Nouvelage/AFP via Getty Images hide…

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It’s a big year for cicadas. Here’s what to know about this year’s emergence

One of the most peculiar of North America’s natural wonders — the synchronized mass mating frenzies of big, obsessed insects…

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Why is there netting covering some of your neighbors’ trees? Blame the cicadas

(NEXSTAR) – Residents strolling through parts of the midwestern and southeastern U.S. might be curious about an increasingly common sight…

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This gnarly fungus makes cicadas hypersexual

As we wait for this spring and summer’s “cicadapocalypse,” when trillions will emerge across the Southern and Midwestern United States,…

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Billions of cicadas to emerge this spring as two broods arrive at the same time : NPR

A cicada sheds its nymph shell in Chevy Chase, Md., during the emergence of Brood X in May 2021. Carolyn…

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