Newton was the first brown hyaena to be collared for the Okonjima brown hyaena research project. He was collared on the 25th January 2018 and at that time weighed 44.5kg. He is a young adult and a member of the Poort Clan, the clan most often seen by guides and guests and is well habituated to vehicles. His territory covers the Poort area, south of Villa and the southeastern section of the main airstrip. Newton is regularly recorded by the camera traps marking the territory. The dominant female within the Poort clan had cubs in late 2018 and Newton plays a key role in raising the cubs, by bringing food back to the communal den for them.