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Try to Solve Cicada Mysteries

Here are some mysteries that we uncovered
last summer as we hunted and studied our 
cicadas.  Click on the questions below to see 
how we tried to solve these mysteries.


(Solving cicada mysteries may be harder
than you think!)

   

Can cicadas hurt you?
  
How many kinds of cicadas did we find?
  
Why did most dug-up nymphs have red eyes?
  
Why was one dug-up nymph white?
  
What do newly hatched nymphs look like?
  
Where were the cicada killer wasp burrows?
   
Do these beetles eat cicada nymphs?
  
   What species of cicadas did we find?
  

   


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