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Interview

The Grapevine: The Life & Cultural Significances Of The Cicada

Dr. Eliza Middleton is an academic whose research explores invertebrate and behavioural ecology (University of Sydney). She joins Associate Professor Linda Evans, Egyptologist and environmental historian (Macquarie University) on The Grapevine with summer host Judith Peppard to discuss their new co-authored article on cicadas.

They chat about the impressive life cycle of a cicada, as well as its long-standing association with music in ancient cultures.

Photo: chorus cicada by Joaquín Salido Bello (CC BY-SA 4.0)

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Listen to The Grapevine: The Life & Cultural Significances Of The Cicada24:0918 January 2021