"Something possibly triggered during a mass extinction event" Crossword Clue

Author: Mathew Cooper
Last Updated: 27 Dec 2023

"Something possibly triggered during a mass extinction event" NYT crossword answer is:

SEISM (5 letters length)

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A mass extinction event is a period of time in which a large number of species become extinct in a relatively short period of time. While the exact cause of mass extinction events is still unknown, there are a few theories that suggest something may have been triggered during these events. These theories include asteroid impacts, climate change, and volcanic eruptions. Whatever the cause, it is clear that these events have had a major impact on the Earth's biodiversity and have shaped the evolution of life on our planet.

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