Cicadas Aren't The Only Creatures With Bizarre Life Cycles

Jun 4, 2013

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You’ve likely heard about the seventeen-year cicada, last seen when the Macarena was popular. Long before the insects began to poke out of the ground along the east coast, the species was making headlines for its wacky life cycle. Nature has plenty of examples of biological oddities… science journalist Brandon Keim compiled a list of nature’s strangest life-cycles for Wired magazine.

Here's the link to the eel painting Brandon told us about in the interview.