Decapitated Cicada Head

Subject: What is this thing?
Location: Wisconsin
July 31, 2016 12:58 am
I found this on top of my girls car in the middle of summer in Wisconsin, we both are absolutely puzzled!
Signature: -Erik

Decapitated Cicada Head
Decapitated Cicada Head

Dear Erik,
This is the head of a Cicada, and we have received similar decapitated Cicada heads in the past, but what is really unusual is what we discovered when we tried to name your image file for our archives.  Someone named Erik submitted a similar severed Cicada head in 2010.  We have long suspected that birds are behind these mysterious remains.  Cicadas are quite fatty and nutritious, but the head is hard, and perhaps not as tasty. 

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