I know nothing about Mexico’s wrestling league — except that it’s the kind of alternate universe where a man in a cape and a silver mask can stand up for eco-justice and not get laughed out of the building. (God bless Mexico!)

It seems Hijo del Santo (“Son of the Saint”), of Lucha Libre fame, has declared that he is dedicating a good portion of his spandex-enhanced powers to fighting eco-crimes this year.

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In particular, he’s vowing to battle “the enemies of the sea” (translation: folks interested in hurting gray whales and consuming sea turtles) by touring coastal communities and distributing educational comic books.

Who knows? Maybe a big ol’ gold belt and an oiled chest will be just the image enhancer environmentalists need.

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