# How heavy is 3,000 kilograms?

It's about fifteen times as heavy as The Heart of a Blue Whale
The weight of The Heart of a Blue Whale is about 200 kilograms.
(for a 2014 specimen)
The heart of a blue whale weighs about 200 kilograms. These hearts pump an estimated 7,100 L (1,875 gal) of blood through the whale's massive body.
It's about eighteen times as heavy as a Reindeer
The weight of a Reindeer is about 166 kilograms.
(for Rangifer tarandus granti, adult, bull) (a.k.a. Caribou) ()Rangifer tarandus)
An adult, male reindeer weighs between 159 and 182 kg. Reindeer undertake a lengthy annual migration, with some herds traveling up to 5,000 km.

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It's about twenty times as heavy as a Panda Bear
The weight of a Panda Bear is about 150 kilograms.
(a.k.a. Giant Panda, Ailuropoda melanoleuca)(Adult, male)
An adult, male Giant Panda weighs up to 150 kg. Despite having the digestive system of a carnivore, the panda eats only bamboo and must eat up to 6.4 kg of it per day to compensate for the limited energy the plant provides.
It's about one-twenty-fifth as heavy as The Space Shuttle
The weight of The Space Shuttle is about 71,000 kilograms.
(for Endeavour, a.k.a. OV-105, a.k.a. Orbiter Vehicle-105) (empty weight, excluding main engines)
When empty, the space shuttle Endeavour weighs 71,000 kilograms. The shuttle's spacious cargo bay carried the Chandra X-ray Observatory into orbit in 1999 — a payload that weighed 19,737 kg.
It's about one-thirty-fifth as heavy as a Blue Whale
The weight of a Blue Whale is about 105,000 kilograms.
(Balaenoptera musculus)
Blue whales weigh between 73,000 and 136,000 kg. The largest mammal to have ever lived, blue whales feed almost exclusively on krill — tiny invertebrates weighing about 0.001 kilograms each.
It's about forty times as heavy as a Kangaroo
The weight of a Kangaroo is about 85 kilograms.
(for red kangaroo, Macropus rufus) (adult, male)
An adult, male red kangaroo weighs up to 85 kg. Fantastic jumpers, red kangaroos can leap horizontally 9 m (30 ft) and vertically 3 m (9 ft) in a single bound.
It's about 40 times as heavy as a Beer Keg
The weight of a Beer Keg is about 72.80 kilograms.
(for US half-barrel, full keg; draft beer; including keg itself, stainless steel)
A typical, half-barrel beer keg weighs 72.80 kg when full. A keg of this size contains 15.5 gallons of beer, or the equivalent of 6.8 cases.
It's about one-fiftieth as heavy as The Statue of Liberty (without base)
The weight of The Statue of Liberty (without base) is about 140,000 kilograms.
(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 140,000 kg. 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-fiftieth as heavy as a House
The weight of a House is about 156,000 kilograms.
(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 156,000 kg, 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 458 kg.
It's about 60 times as heavy as an Octopus
The weight of an Octopus is about 50 kilograms.
(for Giant Pacific Octopus, Enteroctopus) (Adult, average)
The adult North Pacific Giant Octopus usually weighs around 50 kg. It is the largest octopus species and is known for its considerable intelligence, including the ability to open jars, solve mazes, and mimic other octopuses.
It's about 70 times as heavy as a Toilet
The weight of a Toilet is about 43.60 kilograms.
(KOHLER Round front sitting flush toilet, model #K-11471-0)
The weight of a typical round front sitting flush toilet is 43.6 kg. The Indian town of Musiri in Tamil Nadu state features the world's only paying toilet, which rewards its users up to 10¢ Indian (10 paisas) per visit and uses the waste for compost and fertilizer.
It's about 100 times as heavy as a Dalmatian
The weight of a Dalmatian is about 29.50 kilograms.
(a.k.a. Dalmatinac, a.k.a. Carriage Dog, a.k.a. Spotted Coach Dog, a.k.a. Firehouse Dog) (FCI standard; male)
The Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) calls for Dalmatians to weigh between 27 and 32 kg. The association of the breed with fire departments (and similarly with Budweiser Beer and its team of Clydesdales) stems from their affinity for horses, having been used historically as carriage dogs capable of guiding horse-drawn fire engines to the sites of blazes.
It's about one-two-hundredth as heavy as Christ the Redeemer (statue)
The weight of Christ the Redeemer (statue) is about 635,000 kilograms.
(a.k.a. O Cristo Redentor, a.k.a. Christo redemptor) (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Christ the Redeemer weighs 635,000 kilograms. The statue overlooks the city of Rio de Janeiro from atop the 709.9-meter (2,329 ft) granite peak in the Tijuca Forest National Park.
It's about 250 times as heavy as a Gold Bar
The weight of a Gold Bar is about 12.441390720 kilograms.
(London Good Delivery bar)
A "London Good Delivery" gold bar — the variety commonly held by Central Banks — should weigh 12.44139072 kg (400 troy oz). The largest gold bar ever produced was minted by Mitsubishi Materials Corporation (a sibling company of the auto manufacturer) in 2005 and weighed 250 kg.
It's about 300 times as heavy as a Dachshund
The weight of a Dachshund is about 9 kilograms.
(a.k.a. "Wiener dog", a.k.a. Teckel, a.k.a. Dackel, a.k.a. "hot dog dog", a.k.a. "sausage dog", a.k.a. "doxie") (FCI standard; standard size)
The Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) calls for dachshunds to weigh about 9 kg. Despite of their small size, a 2008 survey conducted by the University of Pennsylvania named dachshunds as the most aggressive dog breed.
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