How heavy is 8,800 pounds?
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as heavy as a Hippopotamus
The weight of a Hippopotamus is about 8,400 pounds.
(Hippopotamus amphibius) (adult, male)
It's about one-and-a-half times 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)
It's about two-thirds as heavy as an Elephant
The weight of an Elephant is about 13,000 pounds.
(for African bush elephant, Loxodonta africana) (Adult, bull)
It's about one-and-nine-tenths times as heavy as a Rhinoceros
The weight of a Rhinoceros is about 4,600 pounds.
(for Black rhinoceros, Diceros bicornis) (Adult, male)
It's about two times 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 Tyrannosaurus rex
The weight of a Tyrannosaurus rex is about 19,400 pounds.
(for FMNH PR 2081, a.k.a. "Sue") (a.k.a. Tyrannosaurus, a.k.a. T-Rex) (estimated live weight)
It's about two-and-a-half times as heavy as a Car
The weight of a Car is about 3,642 pounds.
(for 2009 Ford Taurus) (curb weight)
It's about one-third as heavy as an Anchor of a Cruise Ship
The weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship is about 24,900 pounds.
(for QE2 forward anchor, a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2)
It's about six 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)
It's about seven-and-a-half 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 seven-and-a-half 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 nine 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 nine-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 sixteen 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)
It's about seventeen 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)