The cicada's deafening shriek is the sound of summer, and humans have been drawn to it for thousands of years
By Eliza Middleton, Invertebrate and behavioural ecology laboratory manager, University of Sydney
Linda Evans, Associate professor, Macquarie University
Learn how cicadas, the world's loudest insects, create their cacophony, and why people in ancient Greece and ancient China admired them.
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- Monday, January 11, 2021