Insect Experts: Cicadas could make big return

Posted on: 7:11 am, April 9, 2013, by , updated on: 07:12am, April 9, 2013

RICHMOND, Va. – Get ready, cicadas are expected to make a big return. After laying low for about 17 years, insect experts say you could start seeing cicadas in mid-April through late May.

Billions of cicadas could appear anywhere from North Carolina through New England. They are known as singing insects that crawl out of the ground to mate, many people recognize them as big and noisy.