Cicadaville.com – Premier Cicada information source – ha ha ha ha ha. Man this takes me back 34 years. Excerpt:
Q: Do Cicadas make that loud buzzing sound to attract a mate?
A: No, that is a common myth. Our research indicates that sound is actually a battle cry that roughly translates as Kill the Humans. When you hear that sound, take cover! It means the killing spree is about to begin.