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Grand Valley Snapshots: Week of July 4, 2014

According to Colorado National Monument's Facebook page: "Desert cicadas are out in force! They have a unique evaporative cooling system similar to sweating in mammals. When their body temperature rises they feed on the fluid-filled tissue of desert plants. They can drop their temperature up to 9 degrees F!"
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