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People can listen to the sound that the cicada makes by finding cicadas in the wild or by listening to audio samples of cicada sounds through Cornell University's Macaulay Library. The Macaulay Library hosts 35 cicada au...

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People hear sounds when sound waves travel through the air to the ears. The visible outer ear is only a small part of the organ and hearing, and parts of the inner ear transmit the sound waves to the brain.

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According to Scientific American, kids can hear sounds above about 16 Hz, which are difficult or impossible for adults to hear. As humans age, presbycusis or age related hearing frequency loss begins, starting at around ...

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The lifespan of a cicada can be as long as 17 years, but only two to four weeks of a cicada's life is spent above ground. Some cicada species appear every summer, and others, known as periodical cicadas, remain in a larv...

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A cicada has a total of five eyes, which include two large protruding eyes on both sides of the head and three smaller eyes called ocelli. The ocelli form a triangular shape between the two larger eyes, and their functio...

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Cicadas feed exclusively upon tree sap. Most of their feeding behavior occurs during their extended larval stage, during which they live underground and suck sap from the roots of trees. It is common folklore that adult ...

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A cicada shell is the exoskeleton from which a winged, adult cicada emerges. Once the exoskeleton is shed, it is left behind, attached to a bush or a tree branch.

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