Spotted in Prairie Village: Cicada just emerged from shell

A’ight, readers: I’m preparing for a slew of angry emails here…but since I’m honor bound to share images of nature’s wonders (regardless of their aesthetic appeal), I must post the following close up photo of a cicada that just broke out of its shell:


I know that hundreds of you are likely cursing me right now. Because. Cicadas. Are. Ugly. So send your complaints to Thanks!