mayan-cicada

Cicada

I found this large cicada in the rainforest of Tikal.

While walking through the Guatemalan jungle, I almost stepped on the cicada.

My guide picked it up and put it in his hand. The picture gives you a good sense of the size of the Mayan cicada.

You can see exactly where I was when I took the picture by clicking on theĀ location link below.

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I shot this picture with a SONY NEX-5N on July 6th, 2012.

The ISO is set to 100 and the Aperture to f/4.5. The Shutter Speed is 1/80s with a Focal Length of 27mm.

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