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Vacancy

In Nature on July 30, 2008 at 10:07 am

Vacancy

This is the second bug shell – intact except for the “exit hatch” out the back – that we’ve found around the house. The analogies are many, but I’ll save those for now; just thought it was cool.

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  1. these things are everywhere in our yard as well. in august there will be a zombie conga line going up every tree trunk. interesting creatures they are, what with their prime number life cycle & all.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cicada

  2. Thanks for the link, Tyler. I’m not much of an entymologist, so I was hoping someone could point me in the right direction. Did you see the animation of the cicada molting on the Wikipedia link?

  3. Now that is cool!

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