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Cicada on tree branch at Julia J. Metz Wetlands Bank in Woodbridge (Provided by Jim Facciolli)
Cicada on tree branch at Julia J. Metz Wetlands Bank in Woodbridge (Provided by Jim Facciolli)
One noisy cicada (Provided by Matt)
One noisy cicada (Provided by Matt)
Cicadas (Provided by Tam Ngo)
Cicadas (Provided by Tam Ngo)
A loose cicada hangs out on a window in South Riding, Va. (Provided by Nathan Ashworth)
A loose cicada hangs out on a window in South Riding, Va. (Provided by Nathan Ashworth)
A cicada warms its wings on a fence. (Provided by Christina Bennett)
A cicada warms its wings on a fence. (Provided by Christina Bennett)
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Cicada nestling in my Spotsylvania garden. (Provided by Vicki Lindberg)
Cicada nestling in my Spotsylvania garden. (Provided by Vicki Lindberg)
dare devil (Provided by Stewart and new friend )
dare devil! (Provided by Stewart and new friend )
In Manassas (Provided by Kristen Reynolds )
In Manassas (Provided by Kristen Reynolds )
Kenia Mendoza sent WTOP this photo of her kids having a blast catching cicadas. (Courtesy of Kenia MendozaTwitter)
Kenia Mendoza sent WTOP this photo of her kids "having a blast catching cicadas." (Courtesy of Kenia Mendoza/Twitter)
New cicadas still emerging every day. Lisa Andrews Holt tweeted this photo May 24. (Provided by Soccermama87 Lisa Andrews Holt )
New cicadas still emerging every day. Lisa Andrews Holt tweeted this photo May 24. (Provided by @Soccermama87 Lisa Andrews Holt )
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New cicadas still emerging every day. Lisa Andrews Holt tweeted this photo May 24. (Provided by Soccermama87 Lisa Andrews Holt)
New cicadas still emerging every day. Lisa Andrews Holt tweeted this photo May 24. (Provided by @Soccermama87 Lisa Andrews Holt)
Kailey the Cicada Hunter scores a catch in Bristow VA (Provided by Colleen Ryan Smith)
Kailey the Cicada Hunter scores a catch in Bristow VA (Provided by Colleen Ryan Smith)
Plant covered in cicada (Provided by MattT)
Plant covered in cicada (Provided by Matt_T)
Cicada in final exoskeleton shedding. (Provided by Ellen Perkins)
Cicada in final exoskeleton shedding. (Provided by Ellen Perkins)
Cicada (Provided by Chris Rinehart)
Cicada (Provided by Chris Rinehart)
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Cicada on tree Rixeyville VA (Provided by Melissa Ranslem)
Cicada on tree Rixeyville VA (Provided by Melissa Ranslem)
Cicada coming out of shellRixeyville VA (Provided by Melissa Ranslem)
Cicada coming out of shell/Rixeyville VA (Provided by Melissa Ranslem)
Ci-ci-ci-cadas in Lake Ridge. (Provided by Joe)
Ci-ci-ci-cadas in Lake Ridge. (Provided by Joe)
Cicadas in Bristow, Va. on 5-20-13 (Provided by Tom Knoll )
Cicadas in Bristow, Va. on 5-20-13 (Provided by Tom Knoll )
Shots taken with a 60 mm macro lens in Triangle, Va., on May 17. (Provided by Janet K. Hawkins )
Shots taken with a 60 mm macro lens in Triangle, Va., on May 17. (Provided by "Janet K. Hawkins" )
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Shots taken with a 60 mm macro lens in Triangle, VA, on May 17. (Provided by Janet K. Hawkins )
Shots taken with a 60 mm macro lens in Triangle, VA, on May 17. (Provided by "Janet K. Hawkins" )
May Cicada anyone (Provided by Kristina Forbess)
May Cicada anyone? (Provided by Kristina Forbess)
Lego Lord Garmadon vs. Cicada (Provided by Kristina Brough )
Lego Lord Garmadon vs. Cicada (Provided by Kristina Brough )
Coming up out of the ground backwards, the cicadas are leaving small holes all over the yards. (Provided by Jeramie DOrta )
Coming up out of the ground backwards, the cicadas are leaving small holes all over the yards. (Provided by Jeramie D'Orta )
Cicada invasion (Provided by Jean Trochanowski )
Cicada invasion! (Provided by Jean Trochanowski )
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In Delaplane. Shedding their shells. (Provided by Dan Kutruff )
In Delaplane. Shedding their shells. (Provided by Dan Kutruff )
Cicada invasion (Provided by Jean Trochanowski )
Cicada invasion! (Provided by Jean Trochanowski )
Cicada invasion (Provided by Jean Trochanowski )
Cicada invasion! (Provided by Jean Trochanowski )
Empty Shell, Spotsylvania, Va. (Provided by Raymond Rhoderick )
Empty Shell, Spotsylvania, Va. (Provided by Raymond Rhoderick )
No sitting on my patio furniture these days. Exoskeletons cling to the furniture with hundreds more scattered underneath. (Provided by Lisa Funkhouser )
No sitting on my patio furniture these days. Exoskeletons cling to the furniture with hundreds more scattered underneath. (Provided by Lisa Funkhouser )
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A small sample of the hundreds (maybe thousands) of exoskeletons under our maple tree. (Provided by Lisa Funkhouser )
A small sample of the hundreds (maybe thousands) of exoskeletons under our maple tree. (Provided by Lisa Funkhouser )
The first cicada I found in my yard. (Provided by Lisa Bouzaidi )
The first cicada I found in my yard. (Provided by Lisa Bouzaidi )
This little guy flew right past my head and landed on one of my patio chair s. (Provided by Tammy )
This little guy flew right past my head and landed on one of my patio chair= s. (Provided by Tammy )
Dont look up In Spotsylvania, Va. (Provided by Raymond Rhoderick )
Don't look up! In Spotsylvania, Va. (Provided by Raymond Rhoderick )
Spotsylvania, Va. (Provided by Raymond Rhoderick )
Spotsylvania, Va. (Provided by Raymond Rhoderick )
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My first 2013 cicada. (Provided by Kelly Price)
"My first 2013 cicada." (Provided by Kelly Price)
Cicadas are singing up a storm in the Great Mills area of St. Marys County. These are their molts (shells). (WTOPMichelle Basch)
"Cicadas are singing up a storm in the Great Mills area of St. Mary's County. These are their molts (shells)." (WTOP/Michelle Basch)
At night you can hear the nymphs crawling. (Provided by Lisa Andrews Holt)
"At night you can hear the nymphs crawling." (Provided by Lisa Andrews Holt)
Thursday morning. Not the smartest place to hang out. (Provided by Edward Shipley)
"Thursday morning. Not the smartest place to hang out." (Provided by Edward Shipley)
New adult. (Provided by Lisa Andrews Holt)
"New adult." (Provided by Lisa Andrews Holt)
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Underside, new adult. (Provided by Lisa Andrews Holt)
"Underside, new adult." (Provided by Lisa Andrews Holt)
Found this guy (or girl) hanging out on my back door. Theyre here ... (Provided by John Jordan)
"Found this guy (or girl) hanging out on my back door. They're here ..." (Provided by John Jordan)
Grounded due to rain. (Provided by Lisa Andrews Holt)
"Grounded due to rain." (Provided by Lisa Andrews Holt)
Clifton, Fairfax County. (Provided by Lisa Andrews Holt)
"Clifton, Fairfax County." (Provided by Lisa Andrews Holt)
Max loves eating cicadas. (Provided by Lisa Andrews Holt)
"Max loves eating cicadas." (Provided by Lisa Andrews Holt)
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(Provided by Lisa Andrews Holt)
(Provided by Lisa Andrews Holt)
Lucy and Raven like them too. (Provided by Lisa Andrews Holt)
"Lucy and Raven like them too." (Provided by Lisa Andrews Holt)
Dont think Bella likes them (Provided by Lisa Andrews Holt)
"Don't think Bella likes them!" (Provided by Lisa Andrews Holt)
Hanging around on a mock orange (Provided by Kate Brown )
Hanging around on a mock orange (Provided by Kate Brown )
Silhouetted. (Provided by Kate Brown )
Silhouetted. (Provided by Kate Brown )
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Freshly molted vs. a few hours old (Provided by Kate Brown )
Freshly molted vs. a few hours old (Provided by Kate Brown )
On a bunny statue (Provided by Kate Brown )
On a bunny statue (Provided by Kate Brown )
Owner of the husk (I think) (Provided by Kate Brown )
Owner of the husk (I think!) (Provided by Kate Brown )
Nymph husk (Provided by Kate Brown )
Nymph husk (Provided by Kate Brown )
More cicadas on the fence (Provided by Kate Brown )
More cicadas on the fence (Provided by Kate Brown )
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Cicada on a fence (Provided by Kate Brown )
Cicada on a fence (Provided by Kate Brown )
A Cicada emerging from nymph form (Provided by Kate Brown )
A Cicada emerging from nymph form (Provided by Kate Brown )
Friday afternoon. (Provided by Kary Forth )
Friday afternoon. (Provided by Kary Forth )
Hundreds were in action Friday night in our Haymarket front yard. (Provided by Kary Forth )
Hundreds were in action Friday night in our Haymarket front yard. (Provided by Kary Forth )
Provided by Kristina Forbess.
Provided by Kristina Forbess.
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Yesterday in Delaplane. Shedding their shells. (Provided by Dan Kutruff )
Yesterday in Delaplane. Shedding their shells. (Provided by Dan Kutruff )
This little guy flew right past my head and landed on one of my patio chair s. (Provided by Tammy )
This little guy flew right past my head and landed on one of my patio chair= s. (Provided by Tammy )
The first cicada I found in my yard. (Provided by Lisa Bouzaidi )
The first cicada I found in my yard. (Provided by Lisa Bouzaidi )
OMGoodness. The CICADAS are here. They are covering the tires of one of our SMCPS teachers car tire. (Provided by Michael J. Martirano, superintendent of St. Marys County Public Schools)
"OMGoodness. The CICADAS are here. They are covering the tires of one of our SMCPS teacher's car tire." (Provided by Michael J. Martirano, superintendent of St. Mary's County Public Schools)
They have come back in Springfield, Va. (Provided by Joe Montoya)
They have come back in Springfield, Va. (Provided by Joe Montoya)
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Cicadas in Nokesville, VA (Provided by Carol McGuire )
Cicadas in Nokesville, VA (Provided by Carol McGuire )
I have several trees with this many and more at the bottom in Nokesville, Va. (Provided by Carol McGuire)
I have several trees with this many and more at the bottom in Nokesville, Va. (Provided by Carol McGuire)
Kristina DAmbrosino in Alexandria says she expects this will be the first of many cicadas in her neighborhood. (Provided by Kristina DAmbrosino)
Kristina D'Ambrosino in Alexandria says she expects this will be "the first of many" cicadas in her neighborhood. (Provided by Kristina D'Ambrosino)
Mark Fine in Fauquier County saw a cicada climbing out of a hole. Now theyre on his tree leaves. (Provided by Mark Fine)
Mark Fine in Fauquier County saw a cicada climbing out of a hole. Now they're on his tree leaves. (Provided by Mark Fine)
Lauren Smith saw this cicada in Spotsylvania County, Va. (Provided by Lauren Smith)
Lauren Smith saw this cicada in Spotsylvania County, Va. (Provided by Lauren Smith)
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WTOPs Neal Augenstein gives a tutorial on how to send us a photo of cicadas.
WTOP's Neal Augenstein gives a tutorial on how to send us a photo of cicadas.
Amaluna - Cirque du Soleil

Amaluna - Cirque du Soleil

Plunge into a powerful acrobatic love story. Provided by Cirque du Soleil
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Perfect Pets

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