I Have a Bug that Sounds Like a Rattlesnake
Question: Hello, I'm from Minnesota and have a bug in my yard that makes a noise that sounds like a rattlesnake. It goes all day and all night. If you have any idea of what it is, that would be most helpful.
Answer: I think what you may be hearing is a cicada. Check out the audio file on this page and let me know if it sounds similar.
To learn more about cicadas, you can check out this page on Orkin.com. Call us for control services.
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