"Key part of a cephalopods defense mechanism" Crossword Clue

Author: Olivia Langford
Last Updated: 20 Oct 2023

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

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The key part of a cephalopod's defense mechanism is their ability to rapidly change color. This is achieved through specialized cells called chromatophores that are located in the skin of the cephalopod. These chromatophores contain pigments that can be expanded or contracted to create a wide range of colors and patterns. This is used to startle predators, camouflage themselves, and communicate with other cephalopods.

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