Cicadas are fascinating insects that stay underground for periods of up to 17 years. When they emerge, they are an overwhelming force, covering the sides of your home and hanging off the trunks of trees. To survive this onslaught and retain your sanity, you need to learn some cicada survival skills. Noise Protection The males of the species are the reason for all the noise. During mating season, they make a unique sound using a body part called a tymbal.
23 July 2016