Cicadas overtake New York City in new LEGOLAND attraction

YONKERS, New York (WABC) -- New York City has avoided a major cicada invasion -- until now!

Dozens of LEGO cicadas have overtaken iconic New York City attractions like the Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building and George Washington Bridge.

It's all a part of LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester's MINILAND attraction, a LEGO replica of New York City.

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The buildable display model is inspired by the iconic rainbow flag in honor of Pride Month.



Matthew Graham, a master model builder of the LEGOLAND center, was able to replicate the intriguing insects with 22 LEGO bricks.

He even uses bricks like bucket handles for legs.

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These LEGO creatures will be on display until mid-July for guests to spot.


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