Summer Sounds: Cicadas Our Summer Sounds feature presents Brian McConnachie's memories of cicadas and a curious myth surrounding them: The clicks add up to the predicted high temperature of the day.
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Summer Sounds: Cicadas

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Summer Sounds: Cicadas

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Our Summer Sounds feature presents Brian McConnachie's memories of cicadas and a curious myth surrounding them: The clicks add up to the predicted high temperature of the day.

MELISSA BLOCK, Host:

SOUNDBITES OF VARIOUS SOUNDS

BRIAN MCCONNACHIE: And I would do just that.

(SOUNDBITE OF CICADA)

MCCONNACHIE: I then spread my knowledge to my friends - the amazing sharing between man and bug. When we'd hear one starting, we'd all go silent.

(SOUNDBITE OF CICADA)

MCCONNACHIE: But you know what, we shouldn't worry. They seem to know what they're doing and we should just leave it at that.

(SOUNDBITE OF CICADA)

BLOCK: The summer sound of cicadas from Brian McConnachie.

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