The cicada killer is named the cicada killer, and that’s rude. Specifically, it’s rude to the cicada. Like, what’s your name? Jennifer? Is your name Jennifer? Imagine if you met somebody named Jennifer-Killer. You wouldn’t get along.
Like any given wasp, the cicada killer has a stinger.
Unlike the average wasp, the cicada killer carries a switchblade. Cicada killer’s a blade man, man.
It can blow bubblegum bubbles really well.
The cicada killer is frequently targeted by the velvet ant (street name “The Cow-Killer”), which will lay its egg in the nest of the cicada killer so its newborn can kill and eat the cicada killer’s children. Preying on a predator, the velvet ant is sort of like nature’s own “Dexter” from the hit TV show “Dexter,” but more messed up.
Number of legs
Wikipedia Talk Page Theatre
In which a twist arrives late in the tale:
“The testmaster saw some of these before. They are ginormous. They fly around like crazy and almost fly into you like they are trying to attack. I was so scared that I ran to my car (this was before the testmaster got a DUI). Testmasterflex”
Drink of choice
Michelada, served in a hollowed-out carapace.
What if it fought a bear?
It’s the cicada killer, not the bear killer.
Is it noble?
The cicada killer is the best at what it does, and what it does is kill cicadas and chew bubblegum – and it has a lot of bubblegum. If you need any, just ask; it will gladly give you some.
But despite that generosity, the cicada killer is still something of a one- to two-trick pony, where its main trick is killing a creature and its whole family.