BALTIMORE (WJZ) — In 2021, Marylanders will have a front-row seat to something that may seem apocalyptic.
Michael Raupp, the Professor Emeritus of Entomology at the University of Maryland says the state is at the epicenter of the cicada emergence. That means countless insects will emerge starting in early May.READ MORE: A Baltimore County Woman Pushed To Find Her Childhood Friend’s Killer For 40 Years; How New DNA Evidence Finally Cracked The Case
The so-called “cicada-palooza” is going to happen the last two weeks of May and into early June.READ MORE: Student Hospitalized, Another In Custody After Franklin High School Fight
In some areas, 1.5 million cicadas could emerge from the ground per acre as part of a 17-year cycle.MORE NEWS: Baltimore Man, 62, Charged In Murder Of Evelyn Player