Why Cicadas Will Be Doubly Loud This Year

April 17, 2024

Fourteen states in the Midwest will get a double portion of cicadas this season. In a phenomenon that hasn’t happened since the 1800s, two different groups, or broods, of cicadas will emerge at the same time. According to Science Alert, this double brood won’t happen again for another 200 years. Cicadas can damage small plants and trees, but researchers say they pose no risk to humans. Inside Edition Digital has more.

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