entomophagy

Cicadas - entomophagy
6:30 am
Tue June 14, 2011

Cicadas. Love 'em. Hate 'em. Eat 'em?

These cicadas were collected at night, shortly after they emerged, while their bodies were still soft and white. They were then frozen for storage.
(Art Chimes)

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Billions of periodical cicadas have emerged over the past few weeks in more than a dozen states across the Southeast and Midwest.

A food bonanza for predators

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