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17-year cycle: Rare New York sightings of jumbo cicadas wow fans from around the world

via The Japan Times    Jun 14, 2018
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Students from Japan and a researcher from New Zealand are among the scientists and hobbyists flocking to central New York for rare sightings of a big bug.

The area’s cicada (sih-KAY’-duh) brood emerges once every 17 years.