I was walking around Bethesda, MD this morning and noticed the first advance troops of cicadas on the trees. They weren't everywhere, some trees would have a dozen or so, others just a couple, but most trees didn't have any yet. That will change in the coming days.
When they start coming out en-masse scenes such as this will be common. Here you have a few cicadas still emerging from their exoskeleton and a couple who have just finished emerging but whose wings are still wrinkled up.
As they rest, their wings expand to full size. Notice they are very pale, it takes them a few hours to darken and for their bodies to harden.
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