This Is What Cicada Sex Looks Like [Warning: Graphic Bug Love]

Photo: AnneMarie Farrah

Most of New York City has been spared the Brood II takeover, but in Staten Island, cicadas are doing copious amounts of screwing. “They would not come apart,” one woman told the Stten Island Advance. Even after her young children interrupted the mating ritual, the session lasted 30 minutes. They’ve been waiting seventeen years for this and only this — let them have their fun.