After getting his fill from several of the bikers' water bottles, the lucky koala was then escorted off the roadside to continue safely on his way.
Though koalas are typically quite shy, this individual decided to place his trust in strangers passing by. And while he's no doubt thankful for the help he received, Heusler and her cycling group are grateful, too, to have been there when he needed it most.
"It was genuinely the best thing they've witnessed," she wrote. "What a truly wonderful experience."