The Daily Treat: Orangutan Quenches His Thirst

updated 03/07/2013 AT 12:00 PM ET

originally published 03/07/2013 AT 1:45 PM ET

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.