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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Mobile
Molting Cicada

The photo is of a molting cicada on a warm August night in Kentucky. The colors of the newly-hatched cicada are a stark contrast to the exuvia (shell).

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 09.2017
Photo Location: Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America
Camera: iPhone 5
Copyright: © Emily Bradford