21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Cicada emrging from exoskeleton.

It was that time of the year when Cicadas were emerging from their long time underground. I had hoped to catch one coming out of its exoskeleton and I did.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Columbia, Maryland, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D500
Copyright: © Michael Oberman