A resident of Australia's Northern Territory captured time-lapse video of a nymph cicada shedding its exoskeleton to emerge as an adult.

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Mark Anderson of Alice Springs posted a video to Facebook that speeds up the cicada's hour-long process to about 30 seconds.

The cicada in the video sheds its nymph exoskeleton and emerges as an adult.

The insect coming-of-age took place Jan. 16, the uploader said.