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She doesn’t think it’s just that loners or some straggly groups get more easily picked off by predators.Having more friends may help female giraffes live longer|Susan Milius|February 25, 2021|Science News
Our mental image of tinfoil-hat-wearing loners isolated in dark basements is outdated.A brutal, isolating year leads to baffling battles between good and evil|Philip Bump|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
Yet these dangerous rats, which scientists assumed were loners, turn out to have a close and cuddly family life.Rats with poisonous hairdos live surprisingly sociable private lives|Susan Milius|January 12, 2021|Science News
The belted kingfisher, a loner from the moment it leaves its parents until it dies, grants a brief annual exception for a mate and chicks.Three love stories about birds that will delight your heart|Laura Erickson|November 6, 2020|Popular-Science
Attracting both loner and gregarious locusts, he says, means 4VA could function to both bring solitary locusts into the swarm and keep that swarm together over time.A single chemical may draw lonely locusts into a hungry swarm|Jonathan Lambert|September 7, 2020|Science News For Students
Fatherless and emotionally needy, du Pont was a loner who sought companionship and adoration—usually at great financial cost.
Nor was Oswald an irrational, discontented Dostoyevskian loner, as some depicted him.The Revolt Against the Masses and the Roots of Modern Liberalism|Fred Siegel|January 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Reporters spoke to classmates who recalled Ciancia as a shy loner who may have been bullied.LAX Shooting Suspect Paul Anthony Ciancia Threatened Suicide|Caitlin Dickson|November 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This restless loner had signed up with British naval intelligence soon after the fall of France.James Bond is Back But is He Any Good without Fleming?|Robert McCrum|October 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The missing leg is only the most obvious sign that Strike is damaged goods, a loner wounded by life long before he went overseas.
He had been a loner for so many years that he found a certain inverse pleasure in following someone else.Deathworld|Harry Harrison
I guess that's why they called him a loner, because he was alone so much.
Well, he had hair like his mother for example, but he was a loner.
"I think we're all agreed, fellows," said Chal-loner of the Morning Script, the dean of the gathering.The Flying Death|Samuel Hopkins Adams
Well, my first impression of this individual is that he was somewhat, to use the term, "loner."