The Daily Treat: Orangutan Quenches His Thirst

Orangutan Drinks from Soda Can in Thailand: Photo
Baby orangutan loves to drink it in
Rungroj Yongrit/Landov

updated 03/07/2013 at 12:00 PM EST

originally published 03/07/2013 01:45PM

It's not what you think it is.

A 3-year-old orangutan in Bangkok, Thailand, leans his head back and savors every last sip of his drink Thursday – water.

Eschewing the typical water bottle in favor of something a little more colorful, the ape, a resident at a private zoo, rehydrates by drinking from a soda can.

While we're relived to know this sight is not the result of a caffeine addiction, points to the little guy for his ingenuity.

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