It's about 10,000 times as heavy as an Anchor of a Cruise Ship
In other words, 259,950,000 pounds is 10,400 times the weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship, and the weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship is 0.0000962 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 24,900 pounds. 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 15,000 times as heavy as a Tyrannosaurus rex
In other words, 259,950,000 pounds is 13,400 times the weight of a Tyrannosaurus rex, and the weight of a Tyrannosaurus rex is 0.0000746 times that amount.(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 19,400 pounds 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 20,000 times as heavy as an Elephant
In other words, 259,950,000 pounds is 19,000 times the weight of an Elephant, and the weight of an Elephant is 0.000053 times that amount.(for African bush elephant, Loxodonta africana) (Adult, bull)
A bull African bush elephant weighs about 13,000 pounds. 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 8,800 pounds
It's about 30,000 times as heavy as a Hippopotamus
In other words, 259,950,000 pounds is 31,000 times the weight of a Hippopotamus, and the weight of a Hippopotamus is 0.000032 times that amount.(Hippopotamus amphibius) (adult, male)
The average weight of an adult male hippopotamus ranges from 8,300 pounds. 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 45,000 times as heavy as The Tongue of a Blue Whale
In other words, 259,950,000 pounds is 44,000 times the weight of The Tongue of a Blue Whale, and the weight of The Tongue of a Blue Whale is 0.000023 times that amount.(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 55,000 times as heavy as a Rhinoceros
In other words, 259,950,000 pounds is 56,000 times the weight of a Rhinoceros, and the weight of a Rhinoceros is 0.000018 times that amount.(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 60,000 times as heavy as a Giraffe
In other words, 259,950,000 pounds is 61,100 times the weight of a Giraffe, and the weight of a Giraffe is 0.0000164 times that amount.(Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) (adult, male, maximum of range)
An adult, male giraffe can weigh up to 4,250 pounds. Reaching 5.5 m (18 ft) in height by adulthood, giraffe calves can grow as much as 3 cm (1 in) per day.