Definitions of what it means to be human have been sought out for centuries in many academic disciplines, says Kristel Clayville. Theology and philosophy have been at the forefront of this humanistic inquiry, but since Darwin's writing, biology and psychology have posited their own definitions.
In recent years there has been a trend to give animal gifts such as pigs, llamas, alpaca's, goats, sheep, cows and even worms to the developing world. Others have pioneered animal gifts which enable you to adopt or sponsor an animal such as a monkey, bear, dolphin or donkey.
A lot of children will have dreamed of owning a pony or horse, in fact most people at some stage have wished that they owned a pony - but this gift will bring them one step closer to this dream, allowing you to adopt a pony or sponsor a pony. Adopt or Sponsor a Pony here