CICADAPOCALYPSE: Staten Island is ‘ground zero’ in 17-year cicada invasion

It’s one of nature’s great mysterious miracles: every 17 years the cicadas emerge from the earth. They lose their shells and then they mate. The males congregate in thousands at different wooded areas and they start to call the females – a sometimes deafening chirp.  Read more: http://pix11.com/2013/05/22/cicadapocalypse-staten-island-is-ground-zero-in-17-year-cicada-invasion/#ixzz2U8fUEH64