Tyrann Mathieu Sits In 120 Degrees For PETA [Video]
Once a troubled star athlete at LSU, and now a starting defender for the Arizona Cardinals Tyrann Mathieu did a deadly demonstration for PETA. In efforts to increase the awareness of dogs locked in hot cars, Mathieu himself locked himself into an SUV to show the discomfort, and the risks that come with it.
You can see after only a few minutes in the Arizona heat, he starts to breathe heavy and try to air himself off. On a 78-degree day the car reaches 105-degree in only four minutes. After only eight minutes you can see that Mathieu starts to get extremely dizzy, his breathing becomes sporadic, and he has to escape the 120-degree heat.
Peta has been increasing their effort to raise awareness for this great cause, after multiple reports have came out this summer of dog tragedies after being left inside cars. "Tyrann and the rest of us have the benefit of being able to sweat through our skin, which helps us cool down. But dogs are covered with fur and can only cool themselves by panting and sweating through their paw pads. Be prepared so that if you see a dog locked inside a hot car, you’ll be able to help."