You asked: What happens if a dog eats a cicada?

Cicadas are not harmful [per se], but ingesting them can cause irritation to the GI [gastrointestinal] tract and possibly vomiting and/or diarrhea. If a large number of cicadas were ingested, it is possible they could ball up and cause a mechanical obstruction. Is it OK for dogs to eat cicadas? Is cicada fungus toxic to …

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