How heavy is 62,217 pounds?
It's about two-fifths as heavy as The Space Shuttle
The weight of The Space Shuttle is about 160,000 pounds.
(for Endeavour, a.k.a. OV-105, a.k.a. Orbiter Vehicle-105) (empty weight, excluding main engines)
It's about two-and-a-half times as heavy as an Anchor of a Cruise Ship
The weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship is about 24,900 pounds.
(for QE2 forward anchor, a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2)
Each of the forward anchors of the RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 weighs 24,900 pounds. The anchor of the QE2 now sits in front of the Holyrood Church in Southampton, England, United Kingdom, along a pedestrian tourist route known as "the QE2 mile."
It's about three times as heavy as a Tyrannosaurus rex
The weight of a Tyrannosaurus rex is about 19,400 pounds.
(for FMNH PR 2081, a.k.a. "Sue") (a.k.a. Tyrannosaurus, a.k.a. T-Rex) (estimated live weight)
It's about one-fourth as heavy as a Blue Whale
The weight of a Blue Whale is about 230,000 pounds.
It's about four-and-a-half times as heavy as an Elephant
The weight of an Elephant is about 13,000 pounds.
(for African bush elephant, Loxodonta africana) (Adult, bull)
It's about one-fifth as heavy as The Statue of Liberty (without base)
The weight of The Statue of Liberty (without base) is about 310,000 pounds.
(a.k.a. Liberty Enlightening the World, a.k.a. La Liberté éclairant le monde) (total weight, including foundation)
The total weight of the Statue of Liberty — the Statue's copper and framework only, excluding the base — is roughly 310,000 pounds. The statue was designed using an optical trick known as "forced perspective" to make the statue appear proportionally correct when viewed from its base and is, in actuality, disproportionately large at the top.
It's about one-fifth as heavy as a House
The weight of a House is about 344,000 pounds.
(149 sq. m, single-level, unfurnished)
A 149 sq. m (1,600 sq. ft), single-story, unfurnished house (without extensive masonry) of the type commonly found in America would weigh approximately 344,000 pounds, based on the weight of the included materials. In contrast, a yurt — a type of dwelling structure popular among nomadic peoples of East Asia — typically weighs less than 1,010 pounds.
It's about seven-and-a-half times as heavy as a Hippopotamus
The weight of a Hippopotamus is about 8,400 pounds.
(Hippopotamus amphibius) (adult, male)
It's about ten times as heavy as The Tongue of a Blue Whale
The weight of The Tongue of a Blue Whale is about 6,000 pounds.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (adult)
The tongue of a Blue Whale can weigh up to 6,000 pounds. Despite their tremendous size, blue whales feed almost exclusively on tiny crustaceans called krill and cannot swallow anything much larger than a beach ball.
It's about thirteen times as heavy as a Rhinoceros
The weight of a Rhinoceros is about 4,600 pounds.
(for Black rhinoceros, Diceros bicornis) (Adult, male)
An adult black rhinoceros weighs between 4,600 pounds. Rhinoceros are extremely aggressive — nearly one of every two males will die as a result of fighting with other rhinoceros.
It's about fourteen-and-a-half times as heavy as a Giraffe
The weight of a Giraffe is about 4,250 pounds.
(Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) (adult, male, maximum of range)
It's about one-twenty-fifth as heavy as Christ the Redeemer (statue)
The weight of Christ the Redeemer (statue) is about 1,400,000 pounds.
(a.k.a. O Cristo Redentor, a.k.a. Christo redemptor) (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
It's about 40 times as heavy as a Cow
The weight of a Cow is about 1,500 pounds.
(for Holstein, a.k.a. Holstein Friesian, a.k.a. Friesian, Bos primigenius) (adult, heifer)
A mature Holstein cow (the well-known black-and-white, spotted breed of cow) typically weighs 1,500 pounds. President William Howard Taft (1909 - 1913) kept a Holstein cow named Pauline Wayne on the White House grounds — a gift from a Wisconsin senator and the source of the First Family's milk.
It's about one-forty-fifth as heavy as a Tree (Sierra Redwood)
The weight of a Tree (Sierra Redwood) is about 2,900,000 pounds.
(a.k.a. Giant Sequoia, a.k.a. Sierran redwood, a.k.a. Wellingtonia, a.k.a. "Big Tree", Sequoiadendron giganteum)