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Impressive Alarm Clock Cicadas
Recordist: Jocelyn RobertPalawan, Philippines
Recommended charity: Forest Foundation Philippines
At dawn, the cicadas kick off the day’s performance by flying frantically, grazing the ground while emitting their characteristic and sensational sound, reaching a sound intensity that few animals can achieve. For the listener, it’s the sign of the day rising over the humid and tropical grasslands of Palawan island.