VIDEO - Natural World - Cicada

Learn about a wonderful musician of the natural world, the Cicada. How they are able to create their amazing chorus and many more interesting facts about these lovely insects. .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; }

May 22, 2020 · 1 min · Santhosh Krishnamoorthy

Molting Cicada

Recently, got a chance to visit Amboli, a truly fantastic, serene, laid back little hill station, nestled in the Sahyadri hills. A place very rich in a wide variety of flora and fauna. While over there, I kept coming across a lot of shed exoskeletons of Cicadas. They were everywhere. Seemed as though it was their molting season. Many of the Cicada nymphs appeared to have emerged from their underground abode to shed their skins and enter into their adult life....

October 24, 2013 · 3 min · Santhosh Krishnamoorthy

Cicadas - amazing musicians of nature

Music is heart and soul of everything in nature, from the wonderful calls of the beautiful avian and mammalian life to the rhythmic melody of the leaves swaying around in the breeze or the humming sound of wind, finding its way through the thick undergrowth, nature is filled with a lot of such amazing musical renditions. A variety of these compositions have been used to depict a typical wilderness, especially, in a lot of movies, to give the viewer, a visual and an aural sense of the wild....

May 27, 2013 · 5 min · Santhosh Krishnamoorthy