Yao Ming Protects African Wildlife Against Chinese Traditional Medicine

Yao Ming visits Kenya to film anti-poaching documentary aimed at protecting African elephants, rhinos (VIDEO)

Yao Ming gets up close and personal with a rhino. (Photo by Kristian Schmidt for WildAid, via

Retired NBA star Yao Ming is using his international renown and domestic status as one of China’s most recognizable public figures to try to convince his fellow Chinese citizens to stop seeking products made from elephant ivory and rhino horn, hoping to curb the demand that fuels poaching in Africa and is helping bring Kenyan elephants and rhinos perilously close to extinction. READMORE

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