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May 20, 2020 - CBS News

After 17 years underground, cicadas will return to swarm parts of the U.S. this year

After 17 years underground, cicadas will return to swarm parts of the U.S. this year
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People in parts of Virginia, North Carolina and West Virginia may open their widows this summer to hear a strange buzzing sound. It's the din of millions of cicadas, which will be awakening in the region after spending 17 years underground.

Cicadas emerge in different parts of the country at different times – either annually, or periodically every 13 or 17 years. This particular invasion will be from Brood IX, which has not swarmed the region since 2003-2004, Virginia Tech's Department of Entomology in the College of Agriculture and Life Science said in a press release.

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