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Every 17 years, the Washington, D.C. area is overrun by cicadas. But this spring, thousands of them are showing up four years ahead of schedule.

As Jacob Fenston (@JacobFenston) from Here & Now contributor WAMU reports, there are a number of reasons why it seems like another invasion is happening, but one may be the degree to which Washingtonians are plugged in to the internet.

This segment aired on June 2, 2017.

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