It’s been 17 years since that familiar drone of the cicada has been heard in Georgia. But it’s about to come back in full force.

What’s known as the Brood VI Cicada (more commonly the 17-year cicada) has been lurking under Georgia soil since the year 2000. And in a few short months, once the temperature again becomes warm enough, they will emerge in millions to various parts of the southeast.

What do you recall from the year 2000 cicada invasion? Be sure to share your thoughts with us!

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