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How heavy is 15,600 firkins?

It's about 300 times as heavy as a Rhinoceros
The weight of a Rhinoceros is about 51 firkins.
(for Black rhinoceros, Diceros bicornis) (Adult, male)
An adult black rhinoceros weighs between 51 firkins. Rhinoceros are extremely aggressive — nearly one of every two males will die as a result of fighting with other rhinoceros.
It's about one-three-hundredth as heavy as The Sears Tower
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The weight of The Sears Tower is about 4,943,000 firkins.
(officially "Willis Tower" as of 2009) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Willis Tower weighs approximately 4,943,000 firkins. The outer wall surface of the Tower is covered with black anodized aluminum panels which would total 110,000 sq. m (28 acres) if laid out together.
It's about 350 times as heavy as a Giraffe
The weight of a Giraffe is about 47.30 firkins.
(Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) (adult, male, maximum of range)
An adult, male giraffe can weigh up to 47.30 firkins. Reaching 5.5 m (18 ft) in height by adulthood, giraffe calves can grow as much as 3 cm (1 in) per day.
It's about 400 times as heavy as a Car
The weight of a Car is about 40.470 firkins.
(for 2009 Ford Taurus) (curb weight)
A 2009 Ford Taurus weighs 40.470 firkins. The first mass-produced car, the Curved Dash Oldsmobile — introduced in 1901 — weighed just 9.4550 firkins.
It's about one-five-hundredth as heavy as The Empire State Building
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The weight of The Empire State Building is about 8,110,000 firkins.
(New York City, New York)
The Empire State Building weighs approximately 8,110,000 firkins. About 4% of the building's weight is its 6,000 cu. m (200,000 cu. ft) of limestone façade.
It's about 950 times as heavy as a Cow
The weight of a Cow is about 17 firkins.
(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 17 firkins. 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 1,000 times as heavy as a Grizzly Bear
The weight of a Grizzly Bear is about 12.80 firkins.
(a.k.a. brown bear, a.k.a. silver bear, Ursus arctos horribilis) (Adult, male, coastal area population average)
An adult, male grizzly bear from a coastal area (where food is plentiful) can weigh up to 12.80 firkins. In spite of their tremendous size, grizzly bears can run at speeds of up to 55 kph (34 mph).
It's about 1,000 times as heavy as a Polar Bear
The weight of a Polar Bear is about 12.60 firkins.
(Ursus maritimus) (adult, male)
An adult, male polar bear weighs between 12.60 firkins. Polar bears are so heavily insulated by their 9.9 cm (3.9 in) layer of blubber that they are often difficult to detect using infrared photography sensors.
It's about one-one-thousand-five-hundredth as heavy as The Golden Gate Bridge
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The weight of The Golden Gate Bridge is about 19,700,000 firkins.
(San Francisco, California and Marin County, California) (Post 1986 weight reduction; total weight of bridge, anchorage, and approaches)
Following the completion of the 1986 project to eliminate excess material, the total weight of the Golden Gate Bridge — including its anchorages and approaches — is 19,700,000 firkins. The two main cables in the spanning the bridge are spun out of a total of 129,000 km (80,200 mi) of wire.
It's about 1,500 times as heavy as a Grand Piano
The weight of a Grand Piano is about 11 firkins.
(for Steinway & Sons, Model D Concert Grand Piano)
A Grand Piano, of the kind used for concert performances in large music halls, weighs 11 firkins. Well-made pianos such as this may last 75 to 100 years.
It's about 1,500 times as heavy as a Horse
The weight of a Horse is about 10 firkins.
(Equus ferus caballus) (Arabian, adult)
n Arabian riding horse (or similar breed) weighs between 10 firkins. During races, horses must carry jockeys and their equipment, which in the Kentucky Derby, for example, can weigh up to 1.30 firkins.
It's about 2,500 times as heavy as a Pig
The weight of a Pig is about 6.10 firkins.
(Domestic pig, Sus scrofa domesticus, a.k.a. S. domesticus) (adult)
Domestic pigs weigh between 6.10 firkins. The titular character "Babe the pig" in the 1995 family film was played by 48 different American Yorkshire piglets due to the length of filming and the rate at which piglets reach adulthood.
It's about 3,000 times as heavy as a cubic meter of Snow
The weight of a cubic meter of Snow is about 5.60 firkins.
(Freshly fallen, standard conditions; measurements taken in Norway, 1965-68)
One cubic meter of freshly fallen snow under standard conditions weighs an average of 5.60 firkins. Assembled in 2008, the world record largest snowman was constructed of 140,000 firkins of snow and stood 37.21 m (122.1 ft) tall.
It's about 3,000 times as heavy as The Heart of a Blue Whale
The weight of The Heart of a Blue Whale is about 4.90 firkins.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (adult)
(for a 2014 specimen)
The heart of a blue whale weighs about 4.90 firkins. These hearts pump an estimated 7,100 L (1,875 gal) of blood through the whale's massive body.
It's about 4,000 times as heavy as a Reindeer
The weight of a Reindeer is about 4.05 firkins.
(for Rangifer tarandus granti, adult, bull) (a.k.a. Caribou) ()Rangifer tarandus)
An adult, male reindeer weighs between 4.05 firkins. Reindeer undertake a lengthy annual migration, with some herds traveling up to 5,000 km.

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