20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
What's That Sound?

Seemingly limitless squadrons of cicadas invade the city of Bologna in late June / early July. While they are unmistakably heard everywhere from parks to tree lined streets, they are rarely seen. After nearly a week of roaming the streets, this one was spotted.

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Date Taken: 07.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Bologna, Italy
Copyright: © Vincenzo Pirozzi