The insect hides 17 years underground, hated and feared by Americans, but it is considered a specialty in Vietnam.
In the United States, in the summer every year, cicadas often come out of loose soil, crawl on trees and molt. Large numbers of cicadas all day and night, creating a loud "chorus" for about a month.
The phenomenon of landed cicadas lasts only a few weeks to a month, before the mating process of this animal is complete. When the obligation to maintain the race is complete, the cicadas will die while their children continue to live underground waiting for the massive mass of rebirth 17 years later.
When living underground, cicadas have absolutely no wings. But in the summer, cicadas will dig a small hole from the bottom up, then come out at sunset and climb the tree. This is the process of cicadas molting, helping them hook up more hard wings to fly and find a mate.
In Vietnam, the appearance of cicadas is a normal phenomenon, not very disturbing. However, in the United States, many children and housewives fear this insect because during the cicadas sneaking up from the ground, in the fields, gardens, and yard, even in the room. Cicadas everywhere.
The number of molting cicadas in the summer every year in the United States makes them a hateful and scary flying insects. Cicadas are everywhere, at the base of the tree, the garden, the yard, . Especially, the cicada's cries are also the reason why Americans find it annoying.
Unlike the United States, in Vietnam, especially Westerners, they are not only afraid of cicadas, but also consider animals as a specialty dish. Despite the hideous appearance, cicadas are animal-rich. In particular, if you know how to prepare, cicadas will become a particularly delicious dish.