Yao Ming, a former Houston Rockets center, feeds a giraffe at the Houston Zoo, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, in Houston. Yao has increased his role as an animal-rights activist since his retirement from ... more 
Yao Ming, a former Houston Rockets center, feeds a giraffe at the Houston Zoo, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, in Houston. Yao has increased his role as an animal-rights activist since his retirement from basketball in 2011. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Pat Sullivan
Thu, Feb 14, 2013 7:30 PM EST