We should place an ad in the paper saying the Orang-Outang will be returned upon identification
The sailor sees the newspaper ad for his missing Orang-outang
I have the Orang-outang stored nearby but it's a shame we'll have to say goodbye to it
I would like my reward, in exchange for your Orang-outang, to be to know everything about the murders
I will give you a reward for my Orang-outang
The sailor explains that he brought the ape back to Paris to sell it, but it escaped the night of the killings. Attracted by the light on in the open window of the L'Espanaye apartment, he swung inside and killed both women. The sailor was reluctant to say anything for fear of getting blamed for them.
The sailor manages to find his Orang-outang and sells him
The chief of police releases Le Bon once Dupin tells him the sailor's story. Dupin is content with himself for solving the murder.