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Molting cicada.

Upon one of our many night hikes in Costa Rica, we stumbled upon this molting cicada. We watched it for at least 15 minutes, waiting for it to be free from its too-small exoskeleton. Molting takes a long time.

TAGS: Cicada, Costa Rica, Molting

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© Rachael Bonoan.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 01.2016
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 11, 2016, 12:35 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D3200
Focal Length: 40mm
Shutter Speed: 1/59
Aperture: f3.5
ISO: ISO280
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PHOTO LOCATION Puerto Jimenez, Puntarenas, Costa Rica