19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Cicada Mania 1

The cicadas' emergence in Washington, D.C. had just begun in earnest. The cicadas were loud and boisterous near a meadow at the tree line of Rock Creek Park. These were just a couple of the thousands that were climbing anything and everything in an attempt to get high into the tree tops.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D500
Copyright: © Joshua Collins
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