Cincinnati’s premier Cicada information source:

From the FAQ:

What do Cicadas eat?  Human children are the primary source of nutrition for Cicadas. 

Are Cicadas poisonous?  Yes, Cicadas have a deadly venom that is injected through a small bone like tube known as the “Cicada deadly venom tube”.  The venom can kill a human being instantly.  In 1987, the last time the Cicadas emerged in Cincinnati, over 7 million people died from Cicada injections.  Many people escaped but most perished. 

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