How heavy is 2,200 pounds?
It's about one-and-a-half times as heavy as a Cow
The weight of a Cow is about 1,500 pounds.
(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 1,500 pounds. 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 one-and-nine-tenths times as heavy as a Grizzly Bear
The weight of a Grizzly Bear is about 1,150 pounds.
(a.k.a. brown bear, a.k.a. silver bear, Ursus arctos horribilis) (Adult, male, coastal area population average)
It's about one-and-nine-tenths times as heavy as a Polar Bear
The weight of a Polar Bear is about 1,140 pounds.
(Ursus maritimus) (adult, male)
It's about half as heavy as a Giraffe
The weight of a Giraffe is about 4,250 pounds.
(Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) (adult, male, maximum of range)
It's about half as heavy as a Rhinoceros
The weight of a Rhinoceros is about 4,600 pounds.
(for Black rhinoceros, Diceros bicornis) (Adult, male)
An adult black rhinoceros weighs between 4,600 pounds. Rhinoceros are extremely aggressive — nearly one of every two males will die as a result of fighting with other rhinoceros.
It's about two times as heavy as a Grand Piano
The weight of a Grand Piano is about 990 pounds.
(for Steinway & Sons, Model D Concert Grand Piano)
It's about two-and-a-half times as heavy as a Horse
The weight of a Horse is about 930 pounds.
(Equus ferus caballus) (Arabian, adult)
It's about two-fifths as heavy as The Tongue of a Blue Whale
The weight of The Tongue of a Blue Whale is about 6,000 pounds.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (adult)
The tongue of a Blue Whale can weigh up to 6,000 pounds. 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
The weight of a Hippopotamus is about 8,400 pounds.
(Hippopotamus amphibius) (adult, male)
It's about four times as heavy as a Pig
The weight of a Pig is about 550 pounds.
(Domestic pig, Sus scrofa domesticus, a.k.a. S. domesticus) (adult)
Domestic pigs weigh between 550 pounds. 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
The weight of a cubic meter of Snow is about 510 pounds.
(Freshly fallen, standard conditions; measurements taken in Norway, 1965-68)
It's about five times as heavy as The Heart of a Blue Whale
The weight of The Heart of a Blue Whale is about 440 pounds.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (adult)
It's about six times as heavy as a Reindeer
The weight of a Reindeer is about 365 pounds.
(for Rangifer tarandus granti, adult, bull) (a.k.a. Caribou) ()Rangifer tarandus)
It's about one-fifth as heavy as an Elephant
The weight of an Elephant is about 13,000 pounds.
(for African bush elephant, Loxodonta africana) (Adult, bull)