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What’s so interesting about the cicada sounds is, when you just hear it for the first time you just hear white noise—you just hear ssshhhhhhh. Just noise. But when you know what’s going on, you can hear the different parts of the orchestra.

David Rothenberg teaches you to hear all the parts of the cicada sex orchestra in our brand-new short.