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It's about six times as heavy as a Reindeer
In other words, 999 kilograms is 6.04 times the weight of a Reindeer, and the weight of a Reindeer is 0.1660 times that amount.
(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 one-fifth as heavy as a Tyrannosaurus rex
In other words, 999 kilograms is 0.160 times the weight of a Tyrannosaurus rex, and the weight of a Tyrannosaurus rex is 6.30 times that amount.
(for FMNH PR2081, 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 6,400 kilograms 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 six-and-a-half times as heavy as a Panda Bear
In other words, the weight of a Panda Bear is 0.150 times 999 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-tenth as heavy as an Anchor of a Cruise Ship
In other words, 999 kilograms is 0.0884 times the weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship, and the weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship is 11.30 times that amount.
(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 kg. 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 twelve times as heavy as a Kangaroo
In other words, the weight of a Kangaroo is 0.083 times 999 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 thirteen-and-a-half times as heavy as a Beer Keg
In other words, 999 kilograms is 13.720 times the weight of a Beer Keg, and the weight of a Beer Keg is 0.07289 times that amount.
(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 twenty times as heavy as an Octopus
In other words, the weight of an Octopus is 0.05 times 999 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.