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How heavy is 999 kilograms?

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It's about two-and-a-half times as heavy as a Horse
In other words, the weight of a Horse is 0.420 times 999 kilograms.
(Equus ferus caballus) (Arabian, adult)
n Arabian riding horse (or similar breed) weighs between 380 and 450 kg. During races, horses must carry jockeys and their equipment, which in the Kentucky Derby, for example, can weigh up to 54.4 kg.
It's about two-fifths as heavy as The Tongue of a Blue Whale
In other words, 999 kilograms is 0.370 times the weight of The Tongue of a Blue Whale, and the weight of The Tongue of a Blue Whale is 2.70 times that amount.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (adult)
The tongue of a Blue Whale can weigh up to 2,700 kilograms. 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-fourth as heavy as a Hippopotamus
In other words, 999 kilograms is 0.2660 times the weight of a Hippopotamus, and the weight of a Hippopotamus is 3.760 times that amount.
(Hippopotamus amphibius) (adult, male)
The average weight of an adult male hippopotamus ranges from 3,000 to 4,500 kg. 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 four times as heavy as a Pig
In other words, the weight of a Pig is 0.250 times 999 kilograms.
(Domestic pig, Sus scrofa domesticus, a.k.a. S. domesticus) (adult)
Domestic pigs weigh between 50 kg and 450 kg. 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 four-and-a-half times as heavy as a cubic meter of Snow
In other words, the weight of a cubic meter of Snow is 0.230 times 999 kilograms.
(Freshly fallen, standard conditions; measurements taken in Norway, 1965-68)
One cubic meter of freshly fallen snow under standard conditions weighs an average of 230 kg. Assembled in 2008, the world record largest snowman was constructed of 5,900,000 kg of snow and stood 37.21 m (122.1 ft) tall.
It's about five times as heavy as The Heart of a Blue Whale
In other words, the weight of The Heart of a Blue Whale is 0.20 times 999 kilograms.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (adult)
(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 one-fifth as heavy as an Elephant
In other words, 999 kilograms is 0.170 times the weight of an Elephant, and the weight of an Elephant is 5.90 times that amount.
(for African bush elephant, Loxodonta africana) (Adult, bull)
A bull African bush elephant weighs about 6,100 kg. 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 kg