Enrique Font

Full professor in the Department of Zoology at the University of Valencia (UV) and director of the Ethology Laboratory (e3) at the Cavanilles Institute of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology (UV, Spain). He is an ethologist (University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA), and his research deals with a variety of topics related to animal behaviour, especially behaviour and communication in lizards.

The Horse in Motion

Despite being intended mainly for artistic purposes or for personal use (portraits and travel diaries, etc.), photography soon became a valuable ally of science.

Every species' mate choice is determined by what individuals consider beautiful. Beauty has a biological meaning shared by many species.


Richard Dawkins’ investiture as honorary doctor by the University of Valencia was one of the most remarkable events of the Year of Darwin (2009). Richard Dawkins is one of the most influential intellectuals of the last decades. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society and the Royal Society of Literature.