Don't Bug Out About Cicadas: University of Md. Expert Answers QuestionsWhen Beverly Wright had questions about the Brood X Cicadas about to emerge, she knew who to turn to: WJZ. And we knew who to turn to: Michael Raupp, one of the top entomologists at the University of Maryland to try to ease her fears.
Trillions Of Brood X Cicadas About To Emerge, Some Spotted Early In MarylandSifting through a shovel load of dirt in a suburban backyard, Michael Raupp and Paula Shrewsbury find their quarry: a cicada nymph.
Gov. Hogan Declares May & June "Magicada" MonthsThe bugs are expected to begin emerging from the ground as early as next week.
Cicadas Safe For Pets In Small Doses, But Too Many Could Impact Digestive System, Experts SayCicadas and their shells will soon be covering our lawns and sidewalks, and curious pets may think they would make a crunchy snack, but are they safe?
Experts Warn To Be On Alert For Copperhead Snakes During Cicada ReturnSoon, Maryland will be filled with the sounds of cicadas, and while many residents may view the insects as pests, some may view them as a snack. Copperhead snakes would agree!
Cicada Emergence This Summer Could Impact Outdoor Weddings, Experts SayWhen you think of noise attributed to weddings, you think of laughter, tears, and music. But in about a month, any outdoor wedding or reception in the area will also have the sounds of cicadas.
The Cicadas Are Coming! Maryland Artist Celebrates Their Arrival With Plastic SculpturesThe cicadas are coming, and local artist Michael Bowman is celebrating their arrival by making plaster cicada sculptures.
Cycle Of Life: Maryland Set To See Cicadas Re-Emerge This YearThey're big, they're loud and they're coming. Cicadas last crawled from Maryland's soil in 2004, and this summer, they're back to continue the cycle of life.
Maryland's Huge Cicada Brood, Not Scheduled To Emerge Until 2021, May Be Coming Up EarlyA brood of 17-year cicadas not scheduled to emerge until 2021 may be coming out of the ground early, WJZ's Alex DeMetrick reports.
East About To Be Overrun By Billions Of CicadasAny day now, billions of cicadas with bulging red eyes will crawl out of the earth after 17 years underground and overrun the East Coast. The insects will arrive in such numbers that people from North Carolina to Connecticut will be outnumbered roughly 600-to-1. Maybe more.