Shells on Leaves
Empty shells of departed cicadas. They will molt wherever they can, but prefer to climb up things. This makes it common to see them on tall blades of grass, tree trunks, and especially leaves high in the tree.
Date: May 14, 2004
Location: Bethesda, MD

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