"Key part of a cephalopods defense mechanism" Crossword Clue

Author: Mathew Cooper
Last Updated: 20 Oct 2023

"Key part of a cephalopods defense mechanism" NYT crossword answer is:

INKSAC (6 letters length)

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The key part of a cephalopod's defense mechanism is their ability to quickly change color and blend in with their surroundings. This is known as camouflage and is an effective way for cephalopods to avoid predators and stay safe. Cephalopods can also release ink to confuse predators and swim away quickly to escape. This combination of defense mechanisms makes cephalopods some of the most successful marine animals in the ocean.

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