The Brood X cicadas that are flooding central Maryland have delighted and disgusted many state residents. In Baltimore, some are so delighted that they’ve gone to Bill Stevenson for cicada tattoos to mark the occasion.
Brood X cicadas have begun to emerge in central Maryland. The insects appear every 17 years... and this summer, they’re expected to be with us through the 4th of July. WYPR’s Emily Sullivan has this audio postcard from a cicada hunt with Dr. Mike Raupp.