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Yao Ming hangs out with his new friend, a rhino

Yao Ming, Wild Aid Ambassador and NBA star,

Yao Ming, Wild Aid Ambassador and NBA star, gives food to Northern White Rhino at Ol-Pejetta Conservancy in Nanyuki. (Aug. 11, 2012) (Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Yao Ming, who has transitioned from star Rockets center to "Wild Aid Ambassador," was at the Ol-Pejetta Conservancy in Nanyuki, Kenya on Saturday.

Not many of us have the opportunity to visit the Ol-Pejetta Conservancy. Fewer get to feed a Northern White Rhino while we're there. Of course, even fewer of us are Yao Ming.

According to Kenya's Lifestyle Magazine, Yao is in Kenya filming a documentary about the disappearance of rhinos and elephants from the country. Lifestyle writes that the shrinking population is attributed to poaching.

Lifestyle added that this is Yao's first trip to Kenya.

Yao, the rhino, and other stunning images from around the world can be found here.

Tags: Yao Ming , rhinoceros

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