Emerging Cicada

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    This first image is of the cicada as the shedding of the old shell has just begun
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    Here he/she is coming out of the shell
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    After coming out of old shell he/she is letting the warm sun dry itself out so it can fly away
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    Jerry
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    awesome!
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    #2 is such an interesting and unique shot. Love them.
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    Very nice!
    #2 is my favorite.
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    Great series....love watching emergence. Haven't found any though lately.
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    Thanks all for commenting. I've seen them in the process of shedding their skin a few times but didn't see any this past summer season. Saw many Cicadas but didn't catch any in this stage.

    Jerry
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    Just an outstanding set of pictures.
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    Thanks Joel. It's much appreciated. I have gotten into the practice during the summer months of keeping my camera ready and not too far away whenever I'm doing yard work.

    Jerry

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