# How heavy is 3,200,000 grams?

It's about four-fifths as heavy as a Hippopotamus
The weight of a Hippopotamus is about 3,800,000 grams.
The average weight of an adult male hippopotamus ranges from 3,800,000 grams. Appearances to the contrary, adult hippos cannot swim or float in water; they actually move by leaping and walking across lake bottoms at about 8 kph (5 mph).
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as heavy as The Tongue of a Blue Whale
The weight of The Tongue of a Blue Whale is about 2,700,000 grams.
The tongue of a Blue Whale can weigh up to 2,700,000 grams. 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 one-and-a-half times as heavy as a Rhinoceros
The weight of a Rhinoceros is about 2,100,000 grams.
(for Black rhinoceros, Diceros bicornis) (Adult, male)
An adult black rhinoceros weighs between 2,100,000 grams. Rhinoceros are extremely aggressive — nearly one of every two males will die as a result of fighting with other rhinoceros.
It's about one-and-two-thirds times as heavy as a Giraffe
The weight of a Giraffe is about 1,930,000 grams.
(Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) (adult, male, maximum of range)
An adult, male giraffe can weigh up to 1,930,000 grams. 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 half as heavy as an Elephant
The weight of an Elephant is about 6,100,000 grams.
(for African bush elephant, Loxodonta africana) (Adult, bull)
A bull African bush elephant weighs about 6,100,000 grams. Among African elephants, both males and females have tusks (whereas female Asian elephants, Elephas maximus, do not have tusks) which can grow to 3 m (10 ft) and typically weigh about 4,000,000 grams
It's about one-and-nine-tenths times as heavy as a Car
The weight of a Car is about 1,652,000 grams.
(for 2009 Ford Taurus) (curb weight)
A 2009 Ford Taurus weighs 1,652,000 grams. The first mass-produced car, the Curved Dash Oldsmobile — introduced in 1901 — weighed just 386,000 grams.
It's about one-third as heavy as a Tyrannosaurus rex
The weight of a Tyrannosaurus rex is about 8,800,000 grams.
(for FMNH PR 2081, a.k.a. "Sue") (a.k.a. Tyrannosaurus, a.k.a. T-Rex) (estimated live weight)
The notable Tyrannosaurus specimen housed at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, Illinois, "Sue," is estimated to have weighed about 8,800,000 grams while alive. A renowned predator in popular culture, the teeth of tyrannosaurus rex were up to 33.02 cm (13 in) long.
It's about three-tenths as heavy as an Anchor of a Cruise Ship
The weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship is about 11,300,000 grams.
(for QE2 forward anchor, a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2)
Each of the forward anchors of the RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 weighs 11,300,000 grams. 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 four-and-a-half times as heavy as a Cow
The weight of a Cow is about 680,000 grams.
(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 680,000 grams. 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 six times as heavy as a Grizzly Bear
The weight of a Grizzly Bear is about 521,000 grams.
(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 521,000 grams. In spite of their tremendous size, grizzly bears can run at speeds of up to 55 kph (34 mph).
It's about six times as heavy as a Polar Bear
The weight of a Polar Bear is about 516,000 grams.
An adult, male polar bear weighs between 516,000 grams. 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 seven times as heavy as a Grand Piano
The weight of a Grand Piano is about 450,000 grams.
(for Steinway & Sons, Model D Concert Grand Piano)
A Grand Piano, of the kind used for concert performances in large music halls, weighs 450,000 grams. Well-made pianos such as this may last 75 to 100 years.
It's about seven-and-a-half times as heavy as a Horse
The weight of a Horse is about 420,000 grams.