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Brood X cicadas emerge after 17 years: See the pictures

Billions of Brood X cicadas are emerging from the ground throughout Eastern U.S. See some photos people captured of the loud insects and learn why this phenomenon happens every 17 years.

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    Brood X cicadas emerge after 17 years to swarm the Northeast (Warning: Graphic images)

    Brood X cicadas emerge after 17 years to swarm the Northeast (Warning: Graphic images)

    The 2021 phenomenon involves billions of the loud, winged insects emerging from the ground in a quantity not seen in 17 years.

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