WONDER #2790: Why Do Cicadas Emerge Every 17 Years?
Question 1 of 3
What was the main idea of this Wonder?
- Cicadas only emerge every 17 years, no matter where in the world they live.
- Cicadas are the most interesting and unique insects on Earth, and scientists should spend more time studying them.
- Cicadas are loud insects that emerge from underground in broods and can be either periodical or annual.
- Most cicadas live between two and five years.
Question 2 of 3
Periodical cicadas only exist on which continent?
- North America
Question 3 of 3
Which is NOT part of the life cycle of a cicada?
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