03 August 2006

Yao Ming Is a Cool Guy

7'6'' NBA star Promotes Ecological Awareness

NBA star Yao Ming pledged to give up eating shark's fin soup, a Chinese delicacy, as he joined a campaign to promote wildlife protection.

"As the human population increases, many wildlife species are decreasing, and the primary reason is that humans fail to treat animals as friends," said Yao…

A television commercial shown at Yao's news conference featured him jumping up from a basketball court to block a bullet fired at an elephant.

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He's a cool guy, yo. Yao.

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