Sheep and lambs have begun arriving in Ramsgate as live exports resume at the port.
Animal rights campaigners are watching for the first shipment of sheep since a ban on live animal exports was overturned.
The companies behind the exports won a High Court challenge earlier this week, saying Thanet District Council had no right to outlaw the practice.
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