Menno Schilthuizen
Ecologist and Evolutionary Biologist, Naturalis Biodiversity Center in Leiden

Menno Schilthuizen is an ecologist and evolutionary biologist at Naturalis Biodiversity Center in Leiden in the Netherlands. He holds a chair in evolution at Leiden University. His latest book is Darwin Comes to Town: How the Urban Jungle Drives Evolution (2018).

Written by Menno Schilthuizen

Urban crows. Photo by Jonas Adner/Getty

Evolving street-smarts

Living among humans favours fearless problem-solvers interested in new things. That’s how city birds get smarter

Menno Schilthuizen