# How heavy is 4,250 pounds?

It's about nine-and-a-half times as heavy as The Heart of a Blue Whale
The weight of The Heart of a Blue Whale is about 440 pounds.
(for a 2014 specimen)
The heart of a blue whale weighs about 440 pounds. These hearts pump an estimated 7,100 L (1,875 gal) of blood through the whale's massive body.
It's about eleven-and-a-half 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)
An adult, male reindeer weighs between 365 pounds. Reindeer undertake a lengthy annual migration, with some herds traveling up to 5,000 km.

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It's about thirteen times as heavy as a Panda Bear
The weight of a Panda Bear is about 330 pounds.
(a.k.a. Giant Panda, Ailuropoda melanoleuca)(Adult, male)
An adult, male Giant Panda weighs up to 330 pounds. Despite having the digestive system of a carnivore, the panda eats only bamboo and must eat up to 14 pounds of it per day to compensate for the limited energy the plant provides.
It's about twenty times as heavy as a Kangaroo
The weight of a Kangaroo is about 190 pounds.
(for red kangaroo, Macropus rufus) (adult, male)
An adult, male red kangaroo weighs up to 190 pounds. Fantastic jumpers, red kangaroos can leap horizontally 9 m (30 ft) and vertically 3 m (9 ft) in a single bound.
It's about thirty times as heavy as a Beer Keg
The weight of a Beer Keg is about 160.50 pounds.
(for US half-barrel, full keg; draft beer; including keg itself, stainless steel)
A typical, half-barrel beer keg weighs 160.50 pounds when full. A keg of this size contains 15.5 gallons of beer, or the equivalent of 6.8 cases.
It's about one-thirty-fifth as heavy as The Space Shuttle
The weight of The Space Shuttle is about 160,000 pounds.
(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 160,000 pounds. The shuttle's spacious cargo bay carried the Chandra X-ray Observatory into orbit in 1999 — a payload that weighed 44,000 pounds.
It's about forty times as heavy as an Octopus
The weight of an Octopus is about 110 pounds.
(for Giant Pacific Octopus, Enteroctopus) (Adult, average)
The adult North Pacific Giant Octopus usually weighs around 110 pounds. 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 45 times as heavy as a Toilet
The weight of a Toilet is about 96.10 pounds.
(KOHLER Round front sitting flush toilet, model #K-11471-0)
The weight of a typical round front sitting flush toilet is 96.10 pounds. 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 one-fifty-fifth as heavy as a Blue Whale
The weight of a Blue Whale is about 230,000 pounds.
(Balaenoptera musculus)
Blue whales weigh between 230,000 pounds. The largest mammal to have ever lived, blue whales feed almost exclusively on krill — tiny invertebrates weighing about 0.0022 pounds each.
It's about 65 times as heavy as a Dalmatian
The weight of a Dalmatian is about 65 pounds.
(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 65 pounds. 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-seventieth as heavy as The Statue of Liberty (without base)
The weight of The Statue of Liberty (without base) is about 310,000 pounds.
(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 310,000 pounds. 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-eightieth as heavy as a House
The weight of a House is about 344,000 pounds.
(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 344,000 pounds, 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 1,010 pounds.
It's about 150 times as heavy as a Gold Bar
The weight of a Gold Bar is about 27.428571430 pounds.
(London Good Delivery bar)
A "London Good Delivery" gold bar — the variety commonly held by Central Banks — should weigh 27.428571430 pounds. The largest gold bar ever produced was minted by Mitsubishi Materials Corporation (a sibling company of the auto manufacturer) in 2005 and weighed 551.15565550 pounds.
It's about 200 times as heavy as a Dachshund
The weight of a Dachshund is about 20 pounds.
(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 20 pounds. Despite of their small size, a 2008 survey conducted by the University of Pennsylvania named dachshunds as the most aggressive dog breed.
It's about 300 times as heavy as a Bowling Ball
The weight of a Bowling Ball is about 15 pounds.
(most common selection among male bowlers)
With an allowable range of 6 lbs to 16 lbs, the most-preferred bowling ball weight among adult, male bowlers is 15 lbs. Because regulation balls measure the same diameter irrespective of their weight, ball density varies by size and balls weighing less than about 11.0231131 pounds will float in water.
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