This Spring, Millions Of Cicadas Are Set To Emerge In Maryland After 17 Years Underground

Prepare yourselves, Marylanders. Brood X, a particularly gigantic brood of 17-year cicadas, will be making their appearance this spring to summer. Read on to learn more about these beady-eyed creatures and be on the lookout as the weather warms up.

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Do you remember the last time Brood X emerged, back in 2004? Share your memories with us in the comments section!