Noisy Cicadas Come Back to Life after Years Underground
April 17, 2013
The 17-year wait is over: The infamous Brood II of cicadas will emerge this spring along the East Coast. Billions of bugs will fill the air with their loud voices (actually, mating calls produced by males looking for females) from mid-April to late May. Our assistant curator and WCS entomologist, Craig Gibbs, spoke to CBS News about this incredible phenomenon and what to expect.