Experts have queried accounts of a Yorkshire housewife who claims she was raised by a troop of capuchin monkeys after being abducted as a child.
Marina Chapman says she was abandoned in a Colombian rainforest after being kidnapped from her home in Cucuta, in the country’s north-east, at the age of five.
Today Ms Chapman’s daughter, 28, describing domestic life in Bradford, told the Mail on Sunday: “We would often groom one another by picking through each other’s hair”. The anthropologist Mary-Ann Ochota said the circumstances made it difficult to verify her story. Chapman’s book, The Girl With No Name, will be published later this month.